Master of Human Resources

The Master of Human Resources (MHR) program is designed for new and seasoned human resources professionals alike who want to put their career on the fast track. Whether you’re looking to increase your marketability or develop a strategic perspective on contemporary organizational challenges, the MHR program will help you develop the confidence, expertise, and skills you’ll need to address and advise on complex interpersonal issues—no matter the organization or economic sector.

At Rollins, you’ll learn from expert faculty in a personalized learning environment that’s designed to maximize engagement and support. Conveniently offered in the evenings, our small, in-person classes are designed for everyone from veteran HR professionals to those just embarking on their HR career. By the completion of your master’s degree, you’ll be well prepared to become a high-level leader whose expertise adds significant value to your organization, your interpersonal relationships, and your community.

Why Rollins?

  1. Top-Ranked Reputation

    Rollins’ ranking as the No. 1 regional university in the South underscores the high-quality experience you can expect on our Winter Park campus and the prestigious weight a Rollins degree carries.

  2. Proven Results

    On average, 95 percent of Rollins MHR graduates pass the Society for Human Resource Management certification exam, compared with roughly 67 percent nationally.

  3. Personalized Learning Environment

    With a maximum class size of just 22, our personalized learning environment is designed to maximize engagement and support.

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Elite Curriculum

The Rollins Master of Human Resources program is one of only 200 programs in the nation that adheres to curriculum approved by the Society for Human Resource Management—a recognition for which the program was recently realigned. And in addition to integrating business skills, HR principles, and timely HR issues, SHRM curriculum guidelines are supported by AACSB International, the accrediting body for business schools.

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Did You Know?

The difference in starting salary between a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in human resources is $20,000. Learn more about how Rollins’ Master of Human Resources program can help you advance your career and increase your earning power.

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“Graduating from Rollins’ Master of Human Resources program made a significant difference in my career. It not only provided me with the knowledge to elevate my performance in this field, but it also allowed me to expand my professional network by developing long-lasting relationships with professors and other students.”

Karla Muniz ’08MHR

Executive Director of Workforce Integration, AdventHealth

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Guided By Expert Faculty

Our faculty are experts in the diverse array of human dynamics and management and will prepare you for highly marketable positions across sectors—whether at corporate, nonprofit, or government organizations. Through one-on-one advising and intimate instruction in small classes, you’ll gain the multifaceted skills required for strong HR leaders.

Master of Human Resources

Telephone: 407.646.2037

Connect with Faculty

  • Kip Kiefer

    Kip Kiefer, PhD

    Professor of Business

    Areas of focus: Strategic management and entrepreneurship, especially new venture creation, opportunity recognition, and interactions between firm managers

  • Timothy Pett

    Timothy Pett, PhD

    Professor of Business

    Areas of focus: Small and medium-size businesses, knowledge and organizational learning, entrepreneurship, family businesses, and high-performance organizations

  • Serina Haddad

    Serina Haddad, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Business

    Areas of focus: Business analytics, management systems, organizational development and process improvement, operations management.

  • David Caban

    David Caban, PhD

    Associate Professor of Business

    Area of focus: Accounting

  • Jacqueline Brito

    Jacqueline Brito, MHR, PCC, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    Adjunct Management Instructor

    Areas of Focus: Organizational development, business process improvement, change management, succession planning, high-performance teams

  • Shirley Adams

    Shirley Adams, MBA, SHRM-SCP

    Adjunct Management Instructor

    Areas of Focus: SHRM preparation, management of an HR department, and emerging trends