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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Online Human Resources Master's Student

Earn your Human Resources Master’s Online

Advance your human resources career with a Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations degree from the University of Illinois.  Now offered online, you can complete your degree while continuing to work.

Online HR Master’s with Quality Instruction

The online Master of Human Resources and Industrial Relations (M.H.R.I.R.) is tailored to meet the needs of working professionals and incorporates your professional experience in the classroom. You will join a selective cohort of peers in courses taught by faculty from our nationally recognized residential degree programs.

The hybrid synchronous and asynchronous format of the Online Human Resources program accommodates the lifestyle of working professionals, with additional opportunities to meet with instructors and peers beyond the classroom. As you earn your degree online while continuing to work, you can meet new challenges, pursue upper-level positions, and be positioned to guide strategic decisions.

Online Master of Human Resources From Illinois

Our online HR master’s program is the same degree that our on-campus students receive, just tailored to meet the needs of busy working professionals. Our program focuses solely on the core competencies that employers are looking for when hiring Human Resources employees and allows you to build off of your existing career and an undergraduate degree to become a skilled Human Resources expert in your industry.

Student Services

In addition, LER offers unique student services for those enrolled in the online Master of Human Resources program. Professional advancement workshops, a strong alumni network, and dedicated staff support your academic success and professional goals.

Online HR Degree Next Steps

We welcome your questions and hope you will connect with us to learn more about the program. Please email Katherine Eriksen to receive more information about our program and application process.