College Degrees

Human Resources Management Concentration MBA

When it comes to business there few aspects are as important as human resources. That is why a masters of business administration degree with a concentration in human resources management may be a great way to gain extra insight into proper business management and methodology.

Students may gain competencies as business administrators on the masters level by studying accounting, economics, finance, and business analysis. Savvy business people could learn to hone their research skills, critical thinking, and ability to perform analysis and model data. Excellent communication techniques are also required to learn and implement great leadership strategies.

The human resources concentration may provide information into employment law, organizational development, employee compensation, and principles of human resources management. An understanding of both advanced business administration and human resources may provide graduates with many opportunities in areas that require both skills. Graduates may find careers within human resources departments with many organizations including for-profit businesses.

Positions in management could also make for an excellent fit with this degree, especially when it involves human resource management, though project management is also a great choice. As graduates often have a sophisticated understanding of the regulations and issues surrounding employees as well as the business aspects involved in accounting, graduates could make great additions to any payroll department.

Example Courses

  • Human Resource Management in 21st Century Knowledge
  • Building Organizational Effectiveness
  • Human Resource Management Technologies and Applications

Potential Industries

  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Payroll

Colleges Offering Degree

  • University of Wisconsin
  • Capella University
  • Strayer University

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