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An Online Master’s in Human Resource Management for Less Than $15,000

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Earn Your Human Resource Management Master’s Online

Employees are the human resources who often propel organizational success. Individuals with advanced knowledge of human resource management can provide strategic value and positively impact an organization’s bottom line. American Military University's (AMU) online master’s in human resource management sharpens key competencies in HR management aimed at contributing to the strategic direction of an organization and more complex problem-solving.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and programs start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule.

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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

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Tuition for master’s degrees and graduate certificates.

Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

Entrance Exams

No GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test scores required. Programs start monthly.

Application Fee

There is no cost to apply.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all master’s-level U.S active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents.

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Why You Should Earn This Master's From AMU

Comprehensive Curriculum

You will cover the essential topics of the discipline: organizational behavior, employment law and labor relations, strategic HRM practices, diversity and inclusion, and legal and ethical issues.

Key Takeaways

Through case studies and research, you will explore how the human resource function supports the strategic direction of an organization. You conclude your studies by developing a portfolio to demonstrate your mastery of the field.

Focused Coursework

This program goes beyond a concentration found in traditional MBA and Management programs to provide a deep dive into HR practices and strategies. Courses cover compensation and benefits, workforce planning, and crisis management.


AMU’s online master’s in HR management aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management’s core curriculum. Successful completion of a SHRM-aligned program constitutes one element of eligibility toward taking SHRM’s Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) exam.

Expert Insight

Faculty bring their field-tested knowledge from Fortune 500 companies, government, and the military to enrich your learning with real-world perspective.

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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