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Why Choose New England Institute of Business?

New England Institute of Business at Cambridge College has been educating successful finance and business professionals for over 100 years. Our online learning platform is ideal for today’s busy working adult. We understand the need for access to high-quality online degrees and provide programs that are:


Courses are 100% online, allowing you to study anytime and anywhere.


Career-focused coursework is led by faculty with real-world experience.


Our degree programs are regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).


Our interactive online learning environment was recognized with a 2014 Gold Award for Best Practices (USDLA) and the ACHE Award for Creative Use of Technology, and our degree programs are consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report.

Master's in Human Resource Management Online

Change. Great organizations thrive on it because they recruit, hire, train and support the right people to turn change into opportunity — then opportunity into results.

That's the work of successful human resource professionals, and their voices are more important than ever to an organization's success. But to earn a seat at the table, HR practitioners need specialized, advanced knowledge of contemporary human resources and business issues.

Bre Seavey

“I loved the online format and the interaction that was in the coursework. My master’s degree really gave me the tools and skillset that I needed. It laid the groundwork to accomplish my career goals.”

Bre Seavey

What You Will Learn in the Online Master of Human Resource Management Program

This online business degree program content was designed to align with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) HRM competency model, which is recognized as the highest professional standard for the practice of human resources. Participants completing this program may have the added benefit of being better prepared for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR©) or the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR©) certification exams.

Our faculty is recognized for its subject-matter expertise and in-depth experience in human resources. They guide students pursuing a business degree online through a comprehensive human resource management curriculum including organizational change and stewardship, compensation, recruitment, labor relations, talent management and more. Graduates with a master’s in human resources will be prepared to:

  • Steer their career path into human resources or advance into higher-level HRM positions.
  • Evaluate HRM practices from the perspective of a change agent, business partner and executive-level manager.
  • Partner with business units to create and implement HRM strategies that lead to competitive advantages.
  • Examine and apply the sophisticated HRM management tools necessary for businesses to survive in the Knowledge Age.

For a complete list of courses, download the MHRM curriculum worksheet. You may also view full course descriptions here.

Dr. Carla Patalano, Program Chair for MHRM,

talks about how the Master of Human Resource Management degree program is designed for a new kind of HR professional: one who is involved in the business and can deliver real, measurable value.

Is the Online Master of Human Resource Management Program Right for You?

The Master of Human Resource Management online program is designed for business professionals with at least four years of professional work experience and an earned bachelor's degree. The human resource management master's degree program will appeal to those who want to shift their career path into human resources as well as those who are currently employed in the human resource management field and require advanced skills to move into higher level management positions. It is also suitable for those seeking to become human resource management consultants and/or human resource management educators.

Nearly all of our students are working adults who recognize New England Institute of Business at Cambridge College as a good fit for its convenience and flexibility. Sixty-three percent of them are employed at organizations which have a Corporate Partner relationship with New England Institute of Business at Cambridge College.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 8 graduate sessions*. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission representative, who can help you explore financial options. Your admission representative can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application and providing undergraduate transcripts.

* Not all programs are available during all sessions. See exceptions.


Carla Patalano, Faculty

Carla Patalano

Program Chair & Professor - MBA, MHRM, DBA
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William J. Aquilino, Faculty

William Aquilino

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Dr. Rich Huebner, Faculty

Rich Huebner

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Christopher Ilacqua, Faculty

Christopher Ilacqua

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Barry MacCarthy, Faculty

Barry MacCarthy

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Jean Marrapodi, Faculty

Jean Marrapodi

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Cecile Morris, Faculty

Cecile Morris

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Brigit Olsen, Faculty

Brigit Olsen

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Kyle Steadham, Faculty

Kyle Steadham

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