The Program in Depth

The Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Human Resource Management is designed to develop strategic business leaders who understand how to acquire, build and retain effective workforces.

You Can Learn How to:

Successful completion of the MBA with a specialization in HR Management can provide students with an advanced level of industry-related knowledge and skills, including how to:

  • Adapt and innovate to solve problems.
  • Develop plans to improve business operations.
  • Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses.
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
  • Communicate effectively in business situations.
  • Analyze problems in human resource management and develop solutions for these issues.
  • Formulate a human resource strategy for a given situation.
  • Develop human resource policies in accordance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Understand and discuss the rights and obligations of employees, managers, and employers.

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. For a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management, your classes can include:

  • Global Financial Management

    Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the ma...

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  • Business Research for Decision Making

    In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees...

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  • A Managerial Approach to Marketing

    This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as wel...

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ACBSP

AIU’s business administration degree programs with all their specializations are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).Learn More

The ACBSP accreditation means that AIU’s business administration programs meet the rigorous standards of this leading accreditation association. It helps ensure that what we teach is industry-current and industry-relevant in today’s business environment and can make your meaningful in the marketplace.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines, created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013, are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards. Learn More

Receive College Credit for Your Past Training and Experience

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You can transfer in up to 75% of your qualifying credits, allowing you to save up to 75% on tuition and earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as 9 months.

Receive college credit for previous work or military experience that relates to your degree program.

Download our Transfer Credit Guide to see how school and work experiences could save you time and money.

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If you want to enhance your business management and leadership skills consider these specializations:



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