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:

  • Analyze problems in human resource management and develop solutions for these issues
  • Formulate a human resource strategy for a given situation
  • Create 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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Course content subject to change

AIU’s business administration degree programs with all their specializations, except for Technology Management and Fashion Marketing, are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Bachelor of Accounting, Master of Accounting, Bachelor of Healthcare Management and Master of Healthcare Management degree programs are not accredited by ACBSP.

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

What do employers say about AIU graduates?

4 out of 5

employers of AIU graduates say AIU graduates show leadership skills.1

9 out of 10

employers feel AIU graduates are strong problem solvers.1

4 out of 5

employers of AIU graduates say they are likely to hire another AIU business graduate.1

1. 2013 AIU Employer Experience Research. Conducted by Breakthrough Insights, Naperville, IL

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Classes start January 4th!