Human Resource Management M.A.

Enroll in a Top Online Human Resource Management Program

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. This fully online degree plan prepares you to develop your strategic staffing vision by teaching you how to assess and respond to your company's specific business goals.

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.

And because of the global nature of business in the 21st century, you’ll also receive an understanding of international labor markets.

Accelerate Your Career. Increase Your Options.

At UHCL, we’re fully aware that you and other HR professionals are looking to further your education and career aspirations by pursuing a graduate degree. Our fully online 36-credit-hour program prepares you for the future and gives you the opportunity to learn from the best. The UHCL College of Business faculty publishes regularly and pursues a blend of research contributing to knowledge in professional practice, innovative pedagogy and discipline-based scholarship. Even better – your classes are never taught by a graduate assistant.

Enrolling in this program is even easier, as you can earn a waiver from taking the GRE or GMAT if you meet certain key requirements. 

The power is in your hands at UHCL! 

2016-2017 Texas-Resident Tuition Rates: $1,691 for one, three-hour course*

*Students receive a tuition and fee break by taking more courses per semester. Use the tuition calculator to compare how tuition and fees vary the more courses you take per semester. The calculated tuition and fee total is an estimate and may be subject to change. Excludes special fees that do not affect all students.

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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

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.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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UHCL Online

Bayou Building, Room 1406
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

Make the most of a hectic schedule and study from home or the office through UHCL Online, offering the same level of excellence for more than 20 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

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Human Resource Management M.A. Faculty

Mark Sherman
Mark Sherman

Mark R. Sherman

Associate Professor of Management,

Contact number: 281-283-3242
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3321, Room 14

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Donna Stringer

Donna Stringer

Lecturer of Management,

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Alix Valenti
Alix Valenti

Alix Valenti

Professor of Legal Studies and Management,

Contact number: 281-283-3159
Office: Bayou Building, Suite 3321, Room 16

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