Human Resources Management

The Master of Science in Human Resources Management program is designed to prepare students to make the connection between an organization’s strategy and its people. Available in two learning formats – on-ground in Boston and 100% online, the program focuses on emerging human resource competencies and skills needed to navigate the evolving human resources field, including the transformational impact of technologies such as artificial intelligence and big data.

The curriculum features six leading-edge concentrations that align with trends that are reshaping the human resources field: Digital HR, Artificial Intelligence for Human Resources, Global Talent Management, Project Management, Leadership, and Organizational Communication. Coupled with an emphasis on Northeastern’s signature experiential learning model where students have the opportunity to integrate material learned in the classroom with real-world experience, this program helps prepare students to be strategic business partners in their organizations.

The Master of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the digital age of communication.

The Master of Science in Organizational Leadership is dedicated to developing thoughtful, strategic leaders. You’ll be ready to face today’s ever-changing global workplace while making a lasting, positive impact on your organization.

Job Titles

Some positions may require additional experience or licensing.
ArbitratorsHR Development Specialist
Compensation Manager/SpecialistHR Generalist
Customer ServiceHR Information System Specialist
DEI/Affirmative Action CoordinatorJob Analysts / Position Classifier
Director of HR*Labor Relations Manger*
Employee Assistance Plan Manager*Mediators
Employee Benefits Manager/Specialist*Recruitment Specialist
Employer Relations RepresentativeStrategic Workforce Planner Manager
Employment InterviewerTalent Acquisition Specialist
Employment/Placement Manager*Talent and Culture Coordinator
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer*Training and Development Manager/Specialist*
HR ConsultantVolunteer Coordinator (Non-Profit)
HR Coordinator


This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUworks; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
Amazon/ Amazon RoboticsTufts Medical Center
The Boston Consulting GroupVerizon Communications Inc.
Textron Systems


With just a some exceptions all businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations have Human Resources needs and functions.

Internships and Co-op

These sample titles can be used to research internship opportunities:

  • Human Resources Intern
  • Training and Development Internship
  • Customer Service Intern

Use, or other internship sites to search for openings.

Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.


Websites for Career Exploration

Websites for Job Search

Campus Organizations and Activities

Additional student involvement opportunities here.

Additional student organizations here.

Professional Associations

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Social Media

Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings and networking opportunities. Visit Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.

LinkedIn Groups