Master's Degree

Human Resource Management

Advance your career in human resources with the University of Regina's Master of Human Resource Management degree. Take strategic human resources courses in:

  • Training and development
  • Labour relations
  • Employee selection
  • Organizational behaviour
  • Health and safety
  • Compensation

Manage your coursework with your busy schedule through flexible study options — full- or part-time study, condensed course timelines, classes that blend in-person and online elements, fully online course formats and evening classes.

Take part in our co-op program, which allows you to earn a salary while you earn your master's degree in human resource management.

More than 95 per cent of graduates of Regina's Levene Graduate School of Business said they would recommend our program to a friend.

What is Human Resource Management?

Human resources influences all areas within every business, and human resource professionals manage people within their organization. Position yourself to take a leadership role in the hiring and management of your organization's staff.

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Quick Facts

Program: Master's Degree
Length: 2 years
Offered Through: University of Regina
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One of my dreams was to sit in a leadership role with a growing organization, which is where I’m at today. Taking your HRM degree will open you up to so many opportunities. My job doesn’t feel like a job, it’s just something I love.

Michelle Amyotte
Master of Human Resource Management'20

Why Get Your Master of Human Resource Management at the University of Regina?

U of R's human resource master’s program gives you the flexibility to study at your own pace, at times that are convenient for you. Work on real business cases. Learn from human resource professionals from the business community. Put your knowledge into practice at your own organization.

Dive into 10 relevant human resource management courses, which can be completed in 2 years, to position yourself for a leadership role in your organization. Courses include:

  • Human behaviour in organizations – Study the interaction within work groups and organizations.
  • Compensation – Learn how to create and evaluate effective compensation systems to retain and attract top performers.
  • Strategic human resource management – Analyze human resource planning, performance measurement and the design of reward systems.
  • Evaluation of human resource practices and systems – Focus on the power of data analytics used by human resource professionals to assess the effectiveness of HR systems.

Also choose from elective human resource management courses that include staffing organizations, occupational health and safety and labour relations.

Faculty members in the Levene School actively research topics such as Workplace Health and Safety, Labour Relations, Diversity and Women in Leadership & Gender at Work. Browse all our human resource research topics on our Levene Research page.

Maclean's ranks the University of Regina's Levene School of Business in the top 20 business schools in Canada, and the Levene School is also home to the only RBC Woman Executive in Residence in Canada.

Human Resource Management Frequently Asked Questions

What networking opportunities do human resources master's degree students participate in?

U of R's Executive MBA program provides many opportunities to connect with your peers in courses, as well as specific networking opportunities and access to:

  • Local, national and international business leaders as guest speakers
  • CEOs leading businesses in international locations
  • Programming offered by our RBC Woman Executive in Residence, Rawlinson Executive in Resident on Indigenous Entrepreneurship and Executive in Residence in Agribusiness.
Can I earn my Master of Human Resource Management if I don't have a degree?

If you have 8 to 10 years senior-level work experience, you might qualify for our human resource mid-career option — even if you don't already hold a bachelor’s degree.

Master of Human Resource Management Program Concepts and Goals

In the University of Regina's human resource management master’s degree, build upon your experience and take on topics relevant to the evaluation of human resource practices and systems, labour relations and collective bargaining. In other words: Learn everything you need to know to set yourself up for a senior-level human resources job.


Build upon your experience through courses in training and development, labour relations, employee selection, health and safety and compensation.


Gain advanced knowledge in topics like strategic human resource management and labour relations. Work on case-based assignments and learn from senior human resource professionals to give you a real-world edge in the business community.


Prepare yourself for the future of employment challenges. Learn the skills to elevate your career in human resources.

What Can You Do With a Human Resource Management Degree?

Human resource management jobs include:

  • Benefits Administrator
  • Benefits Manager
  • Compensation Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Human Resources Information Systems Specialist
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Director
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Vice-president of Human Resources
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