Offered By: Colangelo College of Business
Earn a Graduate-Level Degree in Human Resource Management
An effective and knowledgeable employee can drive a business to success. In the Colangelo College of Business' Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management, you learn to develop and foster the human capital essential to organizational progress. In the classes, you mature in your ability to process, integrate and apply knowledge in relevant ways.
With the MBA in human resources, you explore and discuss diversity in the workplace, employee development and the management of talent with peers in class discussions. You develop a strategic view of the human resources and evaluate the link between decision-making, management practices, and the business bottom lines. You examine modern complexities such as mergers, acquisitions, downsizing and globalization as they relate to managing human resources.
Explore SHRM Aligned Coursework
This MBA in human resources management degree is aligned with the human resource competencies identified by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and provides competencies to lead and manage business enterprises ethically. In this MBA in human resources program, you become an informed critical thinker through research and the application of quantitative methods that transform raw data into useful information.
What You Will Learn
Study MBA Human Resources Curriculum Designed for Your Success
Throughout this MBA in HR program, you review the following topics:
- Telecommunications, emerging technologies and e-commerce applications
- Business principles that encompass finance, accounting, economics, marketing, and management
- Impact of the global economy on organizational decision-making, planning, and sourcing of organizational resources
- Formulation and execution strategies within organizations and how to stay competitive in a global marketplace
- Key concepts of leadership and strategic management
Review Your Career Options for Human Resource Management
As a graduate of this MBA in human resources management degree program, you may choose to pursue careers as a senior human resources specialist or as a general manager with a strong strategic HR acumen. Potential workplaces include business organizations, agencies, government agencies and business consulting organizations.
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Grand Canyon University’s evening programs cater to the demands of working professionals who prefer an in-person learning environment. Our night classes meet just once per week and offer the interaction and discussion of a typical college classroom. Night classes are designed for a specific number of students, providing a warm and nurturing environment that supports an engaging experience. In an evening cohort, you will progress through your degree program with the same career-minded classmates, providing an opportunity to network and forge relationships that go beyond the classroom. Classes begin frequently at various locations, including our main campus.
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