International MBA - Human Resources

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Do you have an interest in global business and human resources? If so, Southern New Hampshire University's online International Master of Business Administration in Human Resources program may be right for you. Read on to learn more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Students in Southern New Hampshire University's online International Master of Business Administration in Human Resources program have the opportunity to learn about international business topics in a flexible environment. The program consists of core courses that are completed before the concentration courses, which are assigned in lieu of elective courses. On the human resources concentration track, you can expect coursework that incorporates both theory and applied research. There are three concentration-specific courses in this program, which cover topics like strategic human resource management and total rewards.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Applicants to this program are expected to have an undergraduate degree and be in a career field that is relevant to the program. If you don't come to the program from a business background, you may still be eligible for admittance, but will be required to take foundation courses if accepted into the program. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Students in this program are required to take ten core courses* and three additional courses that focus on human resources.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Title
ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
FIN 500 Financial Management
QSO 635 International Supply Chain Management
INT 601 Global Entrepreneurship
INT 610 Multinational Corporate Environment
INT 620 Multinational Corporate Finance
INT 640 Multinational Marketing Strategies
INT 650 International Trade and Competitiveness
INT 660 International Negotiations
INT 700 Multinational Business Strategy - Capstone

Concentration Courses

Course Code Course Title
OL 600 Strategic Human Resource Management
OL 620 Total Rewards
OL 663 Leading Change

Some students may also be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced IMBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Students who enter this program from an established career may choose to re-enter their previous career field, bringing their newfound knowledge and experience with them. Others may choose to pursue new options, which may include job titles like:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • International Hiring Manager
  • International Human Resources Consultant