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Human Resource Management M.A.

Tackle Business Challenges with Your Expertise

Propel your career forward and become a leader in the field of human resource management with a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Our expert faculty will help you develop your expertise with a combined focus on management and global markets so you can achieve your professional goals. With a fully online degree plan, you'll gain expertise in your field while continuing to work full-time.

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Your education in Human Resource Management from UHCL will focus on five essential competency areas: 

  • Core human resource processes,
  • General business management,
  • Strategic decision-making,
  • Change management, and
  • Personal mastery and influence.

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Accelerate Your Career. Increase Your Options.

If you don't have a background in Human Resource Management or if you are a working professional looking to advance your career, our fully online, 36-credit-hour program provides you flexibility in earning your degree. UHCL is the only local university in the Houston area that offers a fully accredited, online degree in Human Resource Management. Additionally, Enrolling in this program is easier than ever, as you can earn a waiver by taking the GRE or GMAT if you meet certain requirements.

Admission Requirements

We're excited that you want to enroll in University of Houston-Clear Lake as a student in our College of Business.

Find out the steps you need to take as you begin the admissions process.

  • Human Resource Management M.A.
  • Admission Deadline
    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements

    Applicants to the MA in Human Resource Management program may be admitted with a standardized test waiver if they meet one of the following criteria:

    • Earned a bachelor's degree from a qualified institution with a 3.000 or greater GPA from the degree granting institution, or
    • Earned a bachelor's degree from a qualified institution with a 3.000 or greater GPA on the last-60 hours of coursework attempted, or
    • Earned an advanced degree from a qualified institution.
  • Admission Review Process 

    All other applicants will be reviewed for admissions by program faculty.  This evaluation will consider all academic coursework and standardized test performance.

Degree Requirements

Understanding the classes you need to take for your degree in the College of Business is crucial to planning out your education. Learn how you can pursue success at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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Cost Information

Start your college budget today with a look at possible costs for your degree from the UHCL College of Business.

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Returning UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Returning UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Returning UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority Deadline - May 1
    Extended Deadline - June 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


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Accreditations and Distinctions

AACSB Accredited The College of Business at the University of Houston-Clear Lake holds both business and separate accounting accreditation with The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Recognition by AACSB symbolizes the commitment to continuous improvement of educational quality, regional engagement with business partners, and the effectiveness of our societal impact. AACSB holds its member institutions to standards of excellence as interpreted by peer review teams, accreditation committees, and Board of Directors. Fewer than 1 percent of the business schools in the world, and only one other public university in the Houston region, have earned both business and separate accounting accreditation.


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Human Resource Management M.A. Faculty

Silvana Chambers
Silvana Chambers

Silvana Chambers

Assistant Professor of Management,

Contact number: 281-283-3242
Office: 3321.15

Silvana Chambers Faculty Bio

Donna Stringer

Donna Stringer

Assistant Professor of Management,

Contact number: 281-283-3243
Office: B3321

Donna Stringer Faculty Bio

Kevin Wooten
Kevin Wooten

Kevin C. Wooten

Professor of Management and Human Resource Management,


Kevin C. Wooten Faculty Bio