Return on Investment

Students who earn a Master of Science in Human Resource Management find they receive a significant return on their investment.

Job Placement: 
Our placement has an unmatched track record of job placement. Every student finds a summer internship before the end of the Spring semester and secures a full-time position within six months of graduation.

Our program’s reputation keeps top organizations continuously returning to campus to hire our students. The networking opportunities allow students to build professional relationships with key leaders across various industries. Often, graduates of our program have many opportunities for career advancement within a decade of graduating. Many of our former students report securing a wide range of top professional positions at leading global companies.

Significant Starting Salary: 
Students see the true return on investment through the increased salary from obtaining a master’s degree in HR. The national average salary for an HR professional is $62,000 while the average starting salary for our graduates is $85,000.


“As an alumnus of the MS-HRM program at Texas A&M, I understand the caliber of talent that this program generates from its graduating students. At PepsiCo, we recruit from the program year over year as the quality of work, performance, and execution displayed by students consistently aligns with our values and leadership goals within PepsiCo.”

Gloria Greenwood '16

Senior Human Resources Manager, PepsiCo

*Data self-reported by students via survey. This data includes our most recent graduating class from December 2022 consisting of 32 students.