Professional Master of Human Resources

Leading People, Leading Strategy, Leading Organizations

The Master of Human Resources (MHR) Professional Program is designed specifically for working professionals at a location near you or 100% online if living outside of Utah. The Program's focus is on developing strategic HR leaders. Experienced USU faculty utilize actual business projects to engage students in relevant, real-world learning experiences.

The program is offered live in Salt Lake and broadcast statewide and beyond through live video-conferencing and interactive-online technologies. The degree can be completed in as little as one year (includes summer semesters). Students will attend classes once a month. The program consists of 36 credits.

Each semester (fall, spring and summer) consists of two seven-week blocks. Students can begin the program in January, May, or August. See program schedule.

Application Deadlines

Spring Semester
Apply by December 1st to start in January
Summer Semester
Apply by April 1st to start in May
Fall Semester
Apply by July 1st to start in August
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  • Top HR program — fully accredited — recognized reputation
  • Professional MHR ranked #1 in the nation (
  • Designed for working professionals
  • Available at a location near you
  • Attend classes one weekend a month
  • Complete the program in as few as 4 semesters
  • Develop strong network of professionals
  • Can be completed 100% online anywhere outside of Utah