Goals and Course Topics
32-36 credit, 14-month MBA program
Acquire and Develop Talent
To build a successful business, you must build up people first. Pass on your human resources MBA knowledge in team development, managing the employer/employee relationship and providing competitive advantages through policies and practices. With our Masters in Business Administration Human Resources program, you will build the right people with the right abilities to create the right business.
Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
On Campus: Two terms per semester starting in January and August
Core MBA courses are offered online or on campus, and the concentration-specific courses will be offered online in the Fall and Spring semesters.
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Who Is This Masters in Business Administration Human Resources Program For?
The Human Resource concentration enables the student to integrate the knowledge and skills gained from the core coursework in the MBA program in order to address the issues and challenges faced by today’s human resource management professional. Masters in Business Administration Human Resources students will benefit from exposure to theories and applications involved in acquiring and developing talented employees, managing the ongoing employer/employee relationship and providing competitive advantages through strategic human resource policies and practices. People likely to be interested in the Human Resource Management concentration include mid-level HR professionals and managers who wish to advance in their professions and become strategic leaders in their organizations.
Waiving courses allows for cost savings and faster degree completion.
MGT515 and MGT516 may be waived by permission of the Dean. With these two courses waived, qualified students can complete their MBA in as little as 14 months if they are enrolled full-time; however, part-time options are also available.
Optional Second Concentrations
You can enhance your skillset even more by adding just a few more courses for a second concentration. The MBA program offers the following second concentrations:
- MBA Data Analytics
- MBA Finance
- MBA Forensics and Fraud Examination
- MBA Healthcare Administration
- MBA International Business
- MBA Leadership & Change
- MBA Marketing
- MBA Sports Management
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 exposes students to theories and applications involved in acquiring and developing talented employees, managing the ongoing employer/employee relationship and providing competitive advantages through strategic human resource policies and practices.
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, 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.