MBA Human Resources Degree

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Enhance your HR expertise and help place yourself above the competition 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

  • 14-month IACBE-accredited program program 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 courework
  • Earn your MBA 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 48 credits for graduation.

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Curriculum

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.

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A minimum of 39.00 semester credit hours is required.

Required Foundation Courses

All courses, 9.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 540Leadership Foundationsnone3.00
BU 550Research Methods and Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 560Managerial FoundationsBU 5403.00

Required Core MBA Courses

All courses, 21.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 600Leadership and Organizational BehaviorBU 5503.00
BU 610Finance and Accounting for Decision-MakingBU 5603.00
BU 615Marketing and New Product DevelopmentBU 6103.00
BU 620Technology and InnovationBU 6003.00
BU 630Project and Operations ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 690Business Integration & Strategic PlanningBU 6003.00
BU 695 orGraduate Capstone Project orFinal semester3.00
BU 697 orGraduate Internship or 3.00
BU 699International Graduate Capstone 3.00

Additional Required Human Resources Concentration Courses

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours is required.

Course NumberCourse NamePrerequisites/ CorequisitesSemester Credit Hours
BU 640Human Resource ManagementBU 6003.00
BU 642Business and Labor LawBU 6003.00
BU 644Compensation and Rewards ManagementBU 6003.00

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