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MBA In Human Resource Management

Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management program is designed to enhance the administrative and leadership skills of those seeking to assume executive positions in corporate human resources. Learn more about this online graduate program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Aspiring students of the Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management program at Southern New Hampshire University should have current experience within a corporate environment and possess strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Applicants to Southern New Hampshire University must have earned a bachelor's degree prior to seeking admission into this master's program.

Program Description:

Once enrolled in the Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management program at Southern New Hampshire University, students will have the opportunity to learn about various business practices and disciplines while focusing on human resource procedures. Human resource courses address recruiting and hiring processes, compensation management, job analysis methods, benefits administration, incentive practices, and change management. Students have the opportunity to design their own benefits and compensation program. Core coursework offers study in the management of various business operations, including accounting, marketing, finance, IT, and production. Corporate leadership methods, decision making processes, and management strategies are also included.

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Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for active-duty service members and their spouses. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

Application Fees:

No application fee for April & June terms.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management:

MBA Foundation Courses

  • MBA 501: Mathematics and Statistics for Business
  • MBA 502: Economics for Business
  • MBA 503: Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • MBA 610: Business Law
  • OL 500: Human Behavior in Organizations

MBA Core 1 Courses (to be taken after completing foundation courses)

  • MBA 515: Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 520: Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • MBA 550: Leading in an Organization
  • MBA 560: Marketing and Strategy

MBA Core 2 Courses (to be taken after completing Core 1 courses)

  • MBA 635: Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility
  • MBA 640: Finance, Economics, and Decision Making
  • MBA 665: Government Impact on Business
  • MBA 690: Operations Management and Technology

MBA Capstone

  • MBA 705: MBA Capstone

Human Resource Management Concentration Courses

  • OL 600: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • OL 620: Total Rewards
  • OL 663: Leading Change

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management program could be prepared to assume directorial or upper management positions in nearly any type of industry. They could be responsible for recruiting, training, employee relations, or benefits administration in small or large companies. Careers graduates might explore include:

  • Human Resources Director
  • Recruiting Coordinator
  • Benefits Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Compensation Specialist

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