Human resource professionals
are playing increasingly greater roles in many large organizations. While being a crucial interface between top management and employees, they also are shaping and implementing important policies. And, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment in the human resource field is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2012.
AIU's Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Human Resource Management
is designed to prepare you to be a strategic and tactical contributor in your organization. The program is designed to provide interdisciplinary perspectives and practical applications in human resource management. It integrates theory, practice, and team-oriented learning.
The MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management can help prepare students interested in developing and advancing a career as a:
Challenging, Relevant Coursework
- Director of Human Resources
- EEO Supervisor or Manager
- Employment Supervisor
- Human Resources Executive
The MBA with a concentration in Human Resource Management features industry-relevant coursework taught by faculty members with real-world experience in the field. In addition to having the opportunity to learn the business skills necessary to assume leadership roles in human resources, students study hiring and termination procedures, laws related to wages, strategic staffing principles, health and safety regulations, and employment law.
Students who successfully complete the program should be able to:
Upper-level concentration courses in this degree program include:
- Adapt and innovate to solve problems.
- Analyze various leader, follower, cultural, and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees, and co-workers.
- Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems using knowledge of mathematics, statistics, finance and, economics.
- Develop plans to improve business operations.
- Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases, and evaluate the quality of research presented based on these principles.
- Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles, and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities.
- Use critical thinking skills, including deriving the issue, understanding argument reasoning and developing conclusions.
- Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses.
- Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts.
- Communicate effectively in business situations.
- Human Resource Strategy
- Employment Law