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Saint Leo University

MBA - Human Resource Management

In Saint Leo University's Master of Business Administration program with a Human Resource Management Specialization, students have the opportunity to build an understanding of practices in various business areas while focusing on HR practices and methods. Continue reading for details about this online MBA program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management Specialization

School Offering Program:

Saint Leo University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Those seeking to enter this MBA program should have an academic background in business and management courses as well as an interested in a career in human resources. Applicants to Saint Leo University's master's degree programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students of Saint Leo University's Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management Specialization program are given the chance to expand their knowledge of managerial strategies and practices in areas of HR as well as accounting, marketing, finance, and business economics. In specialization courses, students might focus on staffing models, selection and retention practices, employment law, training program design and implementation, benefit administration, and compensation systems. In the capstone course, students can further examine real-world issues in HR and see how the effectiveness of an organization is highlighted by strong HR leadership. MBA core courses provide study in organizational behavior, global management practices, decision making, and professional skills development in interviewing, public speaking, and negotiations.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

36 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Saint Leo University's financial aid office for more information.

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

To earn this degree, students must complete 12 core courses and a noncredit orientation course. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Saint Leo University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (36 credits)

  • Student Orientation
  • Professional Development
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Global Business Management
  • Strategic Management
  • HR Strategic Training and Development
  • Administrative and Personnel Law
  • Recruitment, Selection, and Placement
  • Total Compensation
  • Strategic Issues in Human Resources

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of the MBA in Human Resource Management program at Saint Leo University might have developed the managerial skills and knowledge of HR practices in hiring, staff development, and professional development needed for leadership positions in human resources. They might apply to mid-management or executive positions in the HR departments of many types of business. Graduates could be prepared to manage an entire department or oversee specific aspects, such as recruiting or compensation.

Positions graduates could be able to pursue include:

  • Employee relations manager
  • HR manager
  • Director of human resources
  • Human resources consultant
  • Training and development manager