Master of Business Administration
Human Resource Management
HELP MANAGE AN ORGANIZATION’S MOST VALUABLE ASSET: ITS PEOPLE
32-36 Credit, 14-Month Program
To build a successful business, you must build up people first. Our MBA program will provide critical knowledge across the many areas of human resource management such as team development, managing the employer/employee relationship, providing competitive advantages through policies and practices and more. Equipped with keen insights and well-honed skills, you’ll build the right people with the right abilities to create the right business.
The MBA with a Human Resource Management concentration provides the knowledge and skills needed to address the issues and challenges faced by today’s human resource management professional. You’ll learn the latest theories and engage in applications that will enable you to acquire and develop talented employees, organize a workplace, handle company pressure and create innovative solutions to develop a human-centered employee experience.
As a graduate of the program, you’ll have access to greater job opportunities. You’ll be armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to advance your career to positions such as human resources manager, human resources director, recruiting and staffing, compensation and benefits, and training and learning.
Professional HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Training
- Study with professors who bring vast knowledge and years of industry experience to the classroom.
- Gain insights on the latest trends in the HR field.
- Learn about current regulations in the industry.
- Complete course work, submit assignments and collaborate and engage with professors and classmates – all online.
- No GMAT is required.
- Finish your program in as little as 14 months.
- The TU School of Business is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
- On a national standardized test by Peregrine, Tiffin University business students scored higher on average compared with students from other ACBSP schools.
Preparing You for the Real World
In the MBA human resource management concentration, you’ll study the issues and challenges faced by today’s human resource management professionals. You’ll acquire skills and knowledge of human resource management areas such as human resource strategies and practices, developing and retaining employees, compensation, training, conflict/dispute resolution, performance management and more.
In the program, you’ll learn from experienced faculty and adjuncts who speak from experience, having served in industry leadership positions. Program instructors bring lessons to life by linking theory with real-world practice, as they draw from their own professional experiences that include:
- Human resources management
- Talent acquisition & development
- Performance appraisals
- Employee retention plans
- Compensation & benefits
- Negotiation & conflict resolution
- Career development
- Skills training
Format & Sample Courses
On Campus – Offered in two terms per semester starting in January, May, August and October
Online – Offered in two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
Core MBA courses are offered online or on campus; remaining concentration courses are offered exclusively online.
Negotiations & Conflict Resolution (HRM 610) – The course explores the nature and steps in negotiation strategies for conflict/dispute resolution, labor/management relations and mediation. In addition, the student evaluates interpersonal skills in order to achieve positive outcomes.
Human Resource Planning & Talent Acquisition (HRM 611) – This course focuses on workforce planning, recruitment, and selection as tools for facilitating the achievement of organizational goals. Topics covered include short- and long-term human resource planning, job analysis, internal and external recruitment processes, selection tools and organizational entry/socialization.
Talent Development & Performance Management (HRM 612) – This course centers on retaining and developing employees and aligning their performance with organizational goals. Topics include performance appraisal and feedback; compensation, benefits and total rewards; training and development; and human resource information systems (HRIS).
Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM 613) – This course explores the use of human resource strategies and practices in creating and sustaining competitive advantage for the organization. Topics include measurement of HR outcomes and their impact on the bottom line; HR and organizational strategy; HR and globalization; and HR’s role in other strategic management decisions.
Human resources managers are employed in nearly every industry. And the job outlook for human resources is excellent: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of human resources managers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030.
MBA Human Resource Management FAQ
what is human resource management?
Human resource management is the organizational function that manages the responsibilities related to the people in an organization. Duties may include management of benefits and compensation, hiring and training staff, organization development and performance management, policy administration, safety and wellness and more.
what is an mba in human resource management?
An MBA in human resource management provides the knowledge and skills needed to address the issues and challenges faced by today’s human resource management professional. Students will learn the latest theories and engage in applications that will enable them to acquire and develop talented employees, organize a workplace, handle company pressure and create innovative solutions to develop a human-centered employee experience.
what can i do with an mba in human resource management?
With an MBA in human resource management, you will be qualified for a variety of career opportunities nearly every industry, including mid and upper-level HR positions in both small and large organizations. Additionally, you will be qualified for positions in benefits and compensation management, general management, project management, recruiting and more.
MBA Human Resource Management Program RequirementsDownload
- Master of Education
- Master of Humanities
- Master of Science
- MS in Criminal Justice
At a Glance
- Gain the knowledge and skills to advance in the field.
- Faculty bring years of industry experience.
- Earn your degree entirely online in as little as 14 months.
- No GMAT is required.
“I chose to study at Tiffin University because it had an MBA with a concentration in Human Resources, which fit my desired professional goals. In addition, the accelerated online program, required course work, and the focus on strategic business and human resources was ideal over the numerous other universities I researched. I started out with a list of 30 universities and after researching, Tiffin was the optimal program and the university is well known for being prestigious.”
MBA in Human Resource Management
Class of 2020