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Concentration in Human Resources

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​​Why Earn an MBA in Human Resources at UHD?

The Human Resources MBA at UHD is a practical and innovative program. Human Resource managers, directors and leaders have contributed in building the program and in shaping the topics taught. The MBA HR program focuses on developing the skills necessary for managing human capital regardless of industry.

Suitable Candidates for the Human Resources MBA Program:

UHD's MBA in Human Resources is for seasoned professionals or candidates seeking to enter the field of HRM. Graduates will gain professional-level knowledge on core principles used in various HRM capacities. This program provides the foundational basics that will serve HRM corporate leaders as they grow in organizational responsibility.

The Skills and Topics Covered in MBA Human Resources Courses Include:

  • Legal aspects of employment law as it relates to the management of people in organizations
  • Understand the short- and long-term impact of acquiring talent in order to position the organization for success
  • Apprehend  various techniques for talent recruitment
  • Ascertain and evaluate the role of human resources in strategically supporting management to develop, engage, and retain talent
  • Develop skills and knowledge in compensation and benefits
  • In depth understanding of the big picture and the HR contributions to make a business successful

  • Curriculum:​

    To obtain an MBA degree with a Human Resources specialization, students are required to take 10 separate core courses in addition to the student's chosen concentration courses.

    Concentration courses are offered in the evenings, one class every eight weeks, and can be completed over the span of 12 months.  Beginning in fall 2020, courses are also available in an online format. The courses include the following:

    MBA 6330Legal Environment of Human Resource Management3
    MBA 6332Talent Acquisition:  Attraction and Selection3
    MBA 6334Talent Management:  Engaging and Retaining Employees3
    MBA 6336Compensation and Benefits3
    MBA 6338Strategic Human Resource Management3
    MBA 6102Graduate Colloquium  (required for all concentrations)1
    Total Hours  16

    ​Complete descriptions of the above courses can be found in our MBA Human Resources Course Descriptions.

    The core courses are included in our part-time and full-time MBA programs. The courses include the following:

    MBA 6213Management of Organizational Behavior2
    MBA 6211Managerial Decision Making2
    MBA 6203Managerial Accounting and Budgeting2
    MBA 6208Marketing Management2
    MBA 6204Managerial Finance 2
    MBA 6205Management of the Supply Chain2
    MBA 6207Management of  Information Systems2
    MBA 6212Managerial Economics2
    MBA 6202Strategic Management2
    MBA 6216Capstone B2
    Total Hours 20

    Complete descriptions of the above courses can be found in our MBA Core Course descriptions.

    Please note that for some MBA candidates, leveling courses may be required.



    Last updated 4/3/2023 6:58 AM