MA Human Resources Admissions

Application deadlines

Fall 2023

  • International: March 15, 2023
  • Scholarship Priority: April 15, 2023
  • Final Deadline: July 31, 2023 (subject to space availability)

Spring 2023

  • International: October 15, 2022
  • Domestic Deadline: December 15, 2022

Summer 2023

  • International: February 15, 2023
  • Domestic Deadline: April 15, 2023

Application requirements

To apply you will be asked to provide the following information:

  • Current résumé
  • Essay (you can preview the essay for your program by starting an application)
  • Video Essay (optional but encouraged)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Contact information for two references* who will provide letters of recommendation electronically. 
  • IELTS or TOEFL score (International applicants only)

Note: GMAT/GRE exam is optional for the 2022 academic year. See Entrance Exams Information page for details. The admissions committee reserves the right to request a score.

*Recommendation letters will ideally include academic (instructor) or work-related (supervisor) relationship. The letter should address the following criteria: 1. Relationship to the applicant. 2. Time of the relationship. 3. Clear explanation of the work done together.

Next steps

The program makes every effort to review and respond to applicants in a timely manner, typically within two to three weeks of the application being completed. During peak periods, or very early in the admission cycle, additional processing time may be needed.