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MBA - Human Resources

Walden University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with a specialization in Human Resource Management is designed to give students a greater understanding of leadership styles. Individuals can also learn about strategies and tools systematically used to create high-functioning teams in corporate, nonprofit, and government settings. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a specialization in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Walden University

Degree Level:


Program Description:

Students enrolling in Walden University's Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with a specialization in Human Resource Management have the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of leadership styles that can enhance productive work environments. This course of study is also designed to give individuals training in the use of tools and strategies that can be used to promote teamwork among employees. In addition, the curriculum covers fundamental principles and philosophies of business, including innovation, operations, marketing, accounting, and financial management. Academic courses are supplemented with opportunities for students to complete field experiences, network with peers, and work under the direction of mentors. Individuals in the program must complete a capstone project to demonstrate what they have learned. These projects address real-world scenarios students may expect to encounter while working in human resource positions for private and public organizations.


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association,

Learning Format:


Estimated Program Length:

22 months: Time to completion for this program may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.

Total Credits Required:

36 semester credit hours

Financial Aid Available:

Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.

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Courses for a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a Specialization in Human Resource Management:

Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.

Course Title Credits
Semester 1
Success Strategies in the Online Environment 1.5
Jump-Start Your Future in the Borderless World 1.5
Leading People 3
Semester 2
Business Operations in the U.S. and Abroad 3
Marketing 3
Semester 3
Innovation and Technology 3
Accounting for Business Management 3
Semester 4
Financial Management 3
Business Strategy for Competitive Advantage 3
Semester 5
Applications in Human Resource Management 4
Advanced Human Resource Management 4
Semester 6
Capstone: Becoming a World-Class Manager 4

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Individuals completing Walden University's MBA - Human Resource Management program can prepare for human resources careers in diverse settings. In virtually all industries, high-functioning teams have the potential to be among an organization's most valuable assets. For this reason, graduates familiar with methods for developing talent and cohesion in groups can gain skills and experience to help prepare them for positions in corporate, nonprofit, and government environments.

Careers that program graduates may seek include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Human Resources Analyst
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Training Manager
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Human Resources Operations Specialist