48 months
639 USD/credit 28755 USD/year
639 USD/credit 28755 USD/year
218 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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If you’re a strategic thinker who likes working with and supporting people, the Human Resource Management degree from Portland State University might be the ideal fit. 

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Whether you’re a full-time student, working professional, military veteran, or transfer student, PSU’s degree in HR management provides you with first-rate career preparation via in-person or online course formats. You’ll acquire practical, highly marketable skills and workplace experience, earning an HR management degree from one of the nation’s best-known sources of HR talent. 

The Human Resource Management degree from Portland State University equips you with the tools to shape workplace culture, identify and groom leaders, improve productivity, and to use HR data and analytics to inform and support long-range strategic objectives. With an HR management degree from PSU, you’ll stand out in the job market and in your HR management career. 


Glassdoor.com ranks HR management as one of the nation’s top five career opportunities, based on average starting salary, job satisfaction, and employer demand. 

Organizations of every size, in every industry (including nonprofits and government employers), need HR management professionals to recruit, train, manage, retain, and optimize their workforce.

You may start or accelerate your HR management career in an area such as:

  • General HR management
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Training HR analytics
  • Performance management
  • Leadership development
  • HR information systems
  • Labor relations
  • Organizational culture
  • Change management
  • Employee rewards and compensation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Resource Management 
  • Reward Systems and Performance Management 
  • Staffing and Employee Selection
  • Human Resource Policies
  • Human Resources Information Technology & People Analytics 
  • Training and Development 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    28755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 218 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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