How do I apply to an HRM program?

Earn an MS in HRM or a Graduate Certificate in HRM from a leading business school and top #25 public university.

Earning your MS in Human Resource Management at UConn’s School of Business is an important investment in your education, your career, and your future. If you are interested in finding out more information about the Graduate HRM programs, please contact us at or call our program team at 860-728-2419.

Apply to HRM

Apply to UConn's Graduate Programs in HRM in 6 easy steps

The Graduate Programs in HR Management include the online or hybrid MSHRM degree, and the Graduate Certificate in HR Management. When we review applications, we consider each candidate’s entire portfolio of work.  Our primary determinant is how well the selected HRM program fits within an individual’s personal and professional goals, as well as each candidate’s ability to master the rigorous curriculum. For MSHRM candidates, we also consider how each candidate’s experience and skills will contribute to the program cohort.  A complete application for the MSHRM programs include:

  1. Access your Admissions Portal
  2. A brief personal statement stating why you are applying to the HRM program and how your graduate studies will support your personal and professional objectives
  3. One professional or academic letter of reference
  4. Professional resume/CV
  5. Unofficial transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  6. An interview with program staff

*If accepted, we will require official college transcript(s) mailed directly by your institution(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework.  These can be mailed to: University of Connecticut School of Business, Attn: Graduate Transcripts, 2100 Hillside Road Unit 1041, Storrs, CT 06269-1041.  Official transcripts for coursework completed at the University of Connecticut are not required.

The MSHRM program admits for the fall semester only.  If you have any questions on how to complete your application online, please contact us at

The application portfolio must be complete in order to be evaluated for admission to the program.

Apply to UConn's Graduate Certificate in HRM in 3 easy steps

  1. Access your admissions portal
  2. Professional resume/CV
  3. Unofficial transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework.

For International Students
The MSHRM program is an online, part-time program for which we are unable to issue F1 or J1 visas. If you are seeking to study online from your home country, the MSHRM program can support your application. Should you require a visa to complete your degree in the United States, please consider our FLEX MBA or other specialized master's programs offered by the UConn School of Business.
Begin Your Application

Application Review

The Graduate Programs in HRM Admissions Committee meets frequently during the admission season to review applications and discuss candidates. Once a decision has been reached, you will receive an email with information about how to log in to see your admission information. At that time, if you are offered admission to either the Graduate Certificate in HRM or the MSHRM program, we kindly ask that you render your decision by the recommended deadline set by the graduate school. If you have any questions about the admission process, please contact our program team

Attend An Admissions Event

Live and Virtual Infosessions

Our monthly Virtual Information Sessions are a great way to speak to our program team and faculty, and meet other applicants. To receive information and an invitation to our next event, please register at here. We look forward to meeting you at an upcoming event!

Preview Days

Deciding to pursue a Masters in Human Resource Management at the University of Connecticut is a big decision.  Our HRM Preview Day gives prospective students the opportunity to experience a “day in the life” of a graduate student.  You will meet esteemed faculty, administrative staff, current students, alums and other potential cohort members.  You will also learn answers to some of your most pressing questions, including:

  • What does an HRM class “feel like?”
  • Who are the faculty and what are their backgrounds?
  • What is a cohort and what are the benefits of being a part of one?
  • What professional growth opportunities are available to me as a result of this degree?

Learn the answers to these questions and more during the preview session that includes a  panel discussion with current students and alumni, program debrief, admissions/application overview, and a mock class.  Remember, there is no time like the present to start your graduate journey!  To learn more, register here.