University of Northern Colorado

MBA with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management Online



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Degrees Offered:

MBA with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management Online

Format: Online

Program Description:

This 100% online MBA program prepares you to be an innovative leader and effective problem-solver in HR. Whether you're seeking to advance your career as human resources professional or in business management, this program provides a wealth of relevant knowledge and skills.

Develop critical skills to impact all levels of an organization in the 100% online Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Human Resources Management program from the Monfort College of Business In this program, you will broaden your expertise in preparation for overseeing an HR department, or focus on a more specific career path such as training and development, employee compensation, or corporate recruiting.

This program prepares you to design an organization's compensation, rewards and performance management systems with an eye on attracting and retaining talent, employee benefits and performance management. You will gain a practical understanding of the major approaches used for managing both planned and unplanned organizational change. Plus, you will review diagnostic techniques for identifying organizational problems and examine how strategic organizational changes can boost quality, productivity and employee engagement.

UNC's nine credit hours of HR specialty courses will provide insight into talent management, compensation and performance administration, and managing organizational change. Focus on creating a competitive advantage for your company through strategic HR planning and staffing. You will learn about job analysis, recruiting, assessment, succession planning, and retention, along with laws and regulations relative to the recruiting process.

With our 27 credit hours of core curriculum, you will deepen your competencies in areas such as ethical leadership, managerial accounting, economics, advanced international business, data analytics and visualization, advanced supply chain management, strategic management, advanced finance and more. You will study organizational topics such as motivation, team dynamics, conflict and culture, and gain an in-depth view of leadership. All courses are 7 weeks in length.

To help ensure your success in the program, you will complete four foundation modules covering practical skills in statistics, economics, finance, and accounting, on a pass-fail basis. These required modules are offered free of charge and can be taken concurrently with your first for-credit course in the MBA program.


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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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