MA Human Resources Admissions

Application deadlines

Fall 2021

  • International: March 15, 2021
  • Scholarship Priority: April 15, 2021
  • Final Deadline: July 31, 2021 (subject to space availability)

Spring 2022

  • International: October 15, 2021
  • Domestic Deadline: December 15, 2021

Summer 2022

  • International: February 15, 2022
  • Domestic Deadline: April 15, 2022

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)
  • Scanned transcripts
  • Contact information for two references* who will provide letters of recommendation electronically. 
  • IELTS or TOEFL score (International applicants only)
  • GMAT or GRE official score

Note: GMAT/GRE waivers are available. See Entrance Exams Information page for details.

*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.