MBA in Human Resources (HR)
Online Master's Degree Program


Advance your career with an MBA in Human Resources.

Employees are the most valuable asset of any organization. With an MBA in Human Resources degree from Herzing, you’ll build a solid foundation of business knowledge and leadership skills to strategically contribute to an organization’s overall success.

For those with a background in HR, a Herzing MBA in Human Resources degree is the ideal concentration to augment your skills and prepare you for higher level HR management positions.

Program Highlights

  • IACBE-accredited program
  • Finish in as few as 12 months when attending full time
  • Solutions-based curriculum with real-world scenarios to help you make strategic decisions
  • Learn from experienced graduate faculty in a student-centered learning environment that supports success
  • Business concept "leveling" courses to prepare you for more complex concepts that come later in coursework
  • Earn your MBA in Human Resources online or at select campus locations - full time or part-time

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Dual Concentration Option

To help you build a solid foundation of leadership, problem solving and project management skills, Herzing’s MBA program allows you to tailor your degree to match your career goals. Choose to exclusively earn your MBA in Human Resources or pair this concentration with another concentration area to further distinguish yourself. The dual concentration option requires 42-45 credits for graduation.

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MBA in Human Resources Degree Curriculum

This program prepares students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for management positions in various business enterprises, with a concentration of courses in human resources. Career opportunities may be in areas such as accounting, finance, business administration, sales, marketing, human resources, information systems, and production or operations for the existing or emerging manager.  Potential occupational titles for this program include chief executive, general manager, operations manager, sales manager, and administrative services manager.

Herzing’s MBA in Human Resources program can be completed over 14 months when attending full-time and completing a minimum of 9 credits per semester. Upon completing this program, you will be prepared to:

  • Formulate strategies that will enable organizations to achieve both operational and strategic goals
  • Apply human resource management metrics to make informed decisions
  • Apply techniques in talent management to facilitate HR strategic planning
  • Assess opportunities to improve and sustain organizational performance through strategic thinking and management by the development of human capital
  • Recommend decisions based on professional standards and practices for ethical conduct, legal requirements and regulatory guidelines that are in the best interest of the individual, the organization, the environment, and society as a whole.

A. Required Foundation Courses - 9 Semester Credit Hours

B. Required Core MBA Courses - 21 Semester Credit Hours

C. Additional Required Human Resources Concentration Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.


Course prerequisites may be waived if the student has prior equivalent coursework or the approval of the Graduate Dean.

Online & on-campus availability

The Herzing human resources MBA program may be completed online, with at least partial class availability offered at several Herzing locations:

Program delivery (online / on ground) may vary by location. Please call your campus for more information.

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Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215,, (913) 631-3009.

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