Master - Business Administration: Human Resources Management

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Are you a current or aspiring business professional with the desire to oversee employee training, recruitment, and development programs? Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Human Resources Management could help you develop the administrative skills needed to pursue advancement in this field. Continue reading for more information about this online master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student of Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Human Resources Management, you will have the opportunity to develop or enhance your leadership skills and knowledge of diverse business practices while focusing on human resources practices and concepts. Specialization courses address human resources management theories, staffing selection and retention, job analysis methods, compensation strategies, union organization and labor management, OSHA and other workplace regulatory issues, supervisory processes, and organizational behavior. Foundational courses are designed to help you understand managerial practices in finance, marketing, and business operations, as well as ethics and statistics. In the final Human Resources Management Research Project, you will be required to submit a report identifying and resolving a current human resources issue.

What are the Prerequisites?

Before enrolling in Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Human Resources Management, you must have already earned a bachelor's degree. While not required, it might help to have strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and possibly have experience in a business environment.

What are the Course Requirements?

Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Human Resources Management requires the completion of 30 credits. This credit total reflects 15 credits in the foundational MBA curriculum and 15 credits in specialization courses.

Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management

Course NumberCourse Title
Required Foundational Courses
BTM 5000-8Foundations for Graduate Study in Business
MGT 5019-8Ethics in Business
SKS 5000-8Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies
MGT 5028-8Business Statistics
HRM 5000-8Human Resource Management
Specialization Courses (Select four)
HRM 5000-8Human Resources Management
HRM 5001-8Recruitment and Human Resources Information Systems
HRM 5002-8Compensation Issues in Human Resources Management
HRM 5003-8Labor Relations
HRM 5004-8Supervisory Concepts and Practices
HRM 5008-8Legal Issues in Human Resources Management
Signature Course
HRM 6010-8Human Resources Management Research Project

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration program in Human Resources Management, you could seek executive or directorial positions in the human resources departments of nearly any type of industry. You might develop, implement, and oversee programs in employee training, compensation, benefits, or employee relations. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Human Resources Director
  • Corporate Job Analyst
  • Training Development Specialist
  • Benefits and Compensation Manager