Global Master in Business Administration / Human Resources
Friends University

Program Details

The online Global MBA with a concentration in Human Resources prepares students to better manage the complex, constantly changing workforce of today.  The curriculum is a combination of Global MBA courses and Human Resources courses.  The MBA courses develop competencies in business decision-making, cross-cultural communication, and negotiations.  Meanwhile, the Human Resources courses help students learn to analyze HR situations in the workplace.  Courses use a generalist approach while providing a well-rounded understanding of the strategic impact of human resource management. 

Graduates are prepared for organizational decision making in the areas of:

  • Talent recruitment
  • Personnel management
  • Productivity
  • Compensation
  • Compliance


  • Program requires a short international residency
  • A bachelor’s or graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Official transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Interview
  • International travel acknowledgment form
  • Foundational prerequisites for students without a relevant degree or professional experience

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission