Walden University

100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Master of Business Administration / Human Resource Management

Program Details

Walden University offers the Master of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Human Resource Management for students, managers, and human resources managers who wish to develop their knowledge of advanced principles and practices in human resource management. Through the specialization, students will develop their understanding of leadership issues as well as developing their own leadership styles and how they impact individuals and teams.

Students will study the skills needed to manage skilled and specialized teams and how to counsel senior management on key personnel issues, including employee selection, employee morale, negotiation and conflict resolution, and other issues.

The program consists of classroom courses which emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and education which will be applicable on the job. Those classes include strategic human resources management, human resources management introduction, business strategy for competitive advantage, contemporary approaches to managing and leading, leading people, marketing, accounting for business management, and financial management.

Finally, in the capstone course students will explore and analyze issues and situations faced by human resource managers  by utilizing their abilities, education, and critical-thinking capacity to examine those issues.

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as functional affective professional in their field. These qualifications include having an extensive and practical knowledge-base of theory, tools, skills, practices, and research related to business and be able to apply these to the problems and opportunities that are encountered in the 21st-century business environment.

Program Overview:

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    100% Online
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    Per Semester Credit
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  • Fees Overview :
    Technology Fee per semester: $165
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A bachelor’s degree or higher. Resume. Goal statement.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)



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