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MBA in Human Resources Management

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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resources Management

Human Resource Management is one of nine interdisciplinary MBA concentrations offered by MVNU.

An MBA in Human Resource Management enables students to develop a robust professional repertoire, thanks in part to extensive concentration courses that far surpass what's offered by the curricula of a traditional MBA program or human resource management master's degree. Human resource professionals need to think systematically—meaning they must have an in-depth knowledge of the entire organization, its various moving parts, and how each element impacts other systems within it. Human resource management professionals also need a thorough understanding of their organization’s most valuable assets: its employees.

Graduates of MVNU’s MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management are prepared to become thoughtful, effective, and ethical leaders within their organizations, developing a solutions-oriented workforce that fosters collaboration and engagement.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). View student performance data here.

Human and Social Services Leadership MBA Highlights

An HR MBA, especially one from an intentionally Christian university, will help you see intrinsic value in employees. Our accelerated online program can be completed anytime, anywhere.

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Tuition & Cost

$498 per credit hour

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Program Length

19 months*

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Total Credit Hours


* Most students complete our programs within 19 months. However, we offer a Fast-Track MBA option that allows highly motivated students to earn their degrees in just 11 to 15 months. By taking two courses at once, you can earn your MBA quicker and dive into meaningful careers sooner.

Concentration Courses

Courses you might take

BBA 101

Strategic Programming in HR Management

This course is a study of the uses of strategic problem solving and decision making to manage the human resource (HR) function of an organization. Various processes for managing and evaluating the HR functions are addressed, such as benchmarking, measurement, and evaluation techniques for human resource management (HRM) programs and processes. Others include the activities that support and develop employees who contribute to the organization's vision, mission, goals, and business strategies.

BBA 201

Training and Development

A study of the chief learning officer (CLO) or chief knowledge officer (CKO) and how this is viewed as a corporation asset. The course is designed to help human resource administrators improve the effectiveness of employees through learning opportunities and through changes in patterns of relationships among work groups. Special emphasis is given to methods of training, learning and developing all levels of employees.

BBA 301

Performance and Reward Systems

A study of problem-solving and decision-making skills when managing performance issues and reward incentives in human resources. Special emphasis is given to performance appraisal systems, methods, theory and skill development techniques, workplace performance, salary and wage structures, compensations systems, incentive and reward programs, benefits, and employee motivations. Theories and practical applications are emphasized.

Cirriculum stats/highlights

MBA students selecting to concentrate in Accounting must complete nine (9) required MBA core courses in addition to the three (3) concentration-specific courses. The MBA in Accounting requires a total of 36 credits.

*The remaining 9 credit hours are taken in the student’s chosen concentration. All MBA courses are 100% online.

Additional Courses

BBA 102

  • Ethical Leadership
  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Legal Issues in Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Global Business
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Total MBA Core Hours
  • + MBA Concentration*
  • Total MBA Hours

Credit Hours

  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 3
  • 27
  • 9
  • 36

How much will it all cost?

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Credit Hours


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Financial Aid

Apply for scholarships, loans, grants, and tuition reimbursement.


MBA in Human Resource Management degree holders are qualified to work across industries and sectors since virtually all business organizations require human resource management.

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Vice President of Human Resources
  • Director of Employee Experience & Communications
  • Employee Relations Manager

We can help you explore majors, discover internships, and plan your future as a professional. Our advisors welcome students at all levels and offer personalized guidance tailored to individual needs. From resume and interview preparation to networking advice, MVNU advisors provide a host of resources that can help you achieve a rewarding career after graduation.

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