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Online MBA in Human Resource Leadership

As a Human Resource Leadership student, you will learn about the framework for helping employees develop skills, knowledge, and abilities at the individual, team, and organizational levels.

To become an effective HR leader, our program will prepare you to think strategically in areas such as employee training, employee career development, performance management and development, coaching, mentoring, succession planning, and high potential identification. Students will understand and practice identifying needs, designing, implementing, and evaluating programs to support these areas in engaging, creative, and innovative ways. The Human Resource Leadership program is approved by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Degree Requirements

The Online MBA program consists of 33 credit hours (approximately 12 courses). This includes a core curriculum, in addition to courses in the concentration of choice. All courses are three credit hours unless otherwise specified.

Core Curriculum (24 credit hours) Credits
Total Program Credit Hours 33

The following courses comprise the core curriculum:

ACCT 5000 Accounting Concepts 2
BUSA 5000 Decision Concepts 1
ACCT 5200 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 3
BUSA 5200 Decision Making Under Uncertainty 3
FINA 5100 Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 5101 Innovation and Design Thinking 3
MGMT 5111 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 5200 Marketing Strategy 3
MGMT 5750 Global Strategic Management (Capstone) 3

Students also must take nine (9) hours of 5000 level courses in Human Resource Leadership, which would include three courses from the following:

MGMT 5108 Talent Development in Organizations 3
MGMT 5109 Human Resource Consulting 3
MGMT 5115 Global Human Resource Leadership OR MGMT 5105 Global Experience/Study Abroad trip (only offered in Spring and Maymester) 3

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Application deadlines

There are five eight-week terms giving applicants flexibility in their start date for the program.


Term 1: July 15

Term 2: September 1


Term 1: November 15

Term 2: February 1


Term 1: April 15

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