Program Overview

The Human Resources specialization of the online MBA at the University of Scranton provides you with the comprehensive skills to accomplish just these tasks as well as to design and realize organizational goals.

The specialization consists of nine credit hours and allows you select three of four online HR degree courses within the MS in Human Resources SHRM-aligned (Society for Human Resource Management) curriculum.
You'll learn about:

  • Employee recruitment and effective staffing
  • Workplace learning and performance
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Reward strategies and systems

The University of Scranton MBA with a specialization in Human Resources can help you take a leading role focusing on the human element of business. You'll learn effective decision making and planning, as well as how to improve individual and organizational performance.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or the equivalent from an international college or university
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Statement of Intent
    • Resume
    • Three Letters of Reference
    • Must have at least 3 years of professional or supervisory work experience

    School Overview

    Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online masters and certificate programs. 

    You can choose online master's programs in accounting, business administration, health administration, health informatics and human resources. In addition, The University of Scranton offers online graduate certificates.

    The online, master’s degree curriculum is taught by highly-credentialed faculty and reflects the same rigorous academic standards as the on-campus programs. Nearly all of The University of Scranton’s instructional faculty hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their fields – so you can excel in yours.


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