Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management Online

Gain a broad-based background in human resources with the understanding and skills to become a leader in business and administration.

Apply by: 6/11/21
Start Class: 7/12/21
Overview

The online MBA in HR Management experience

$12,510 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

The curriculum in our Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management online program focuses on participatory learning through online class discussions and collaborative learning groups. Courses are designed and taught by the same degreed Fitchburg State faculty who teach on campus.

The MBA in HR Management online gives you the essential tools required for management roles in human resources, recruitment, risk management, employee training and development, and more.

Human resources managers will be in high demand through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are projected to increase by 9% for roles that include a median annual salary of more than $110,000.

With the MBA in HR Management, you will be fully prepared for senior-level roles, such as:

  • Employee Relations Manager
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Senior HR Consultant
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • HR Specialist
  • HR Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Senior HR Consultant
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • HR Specialist
  • HR Manager

With the MBA in HR Management, you will be fully prepared for senior-level roles, such as:

  • Employee Relations Manager
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Senior HR Consultant
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • HR Specialist
  • HR Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Senior HR Consultant
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • HR Specialist
  • HR Manager

Accreditation

IACBE Accredited

MBA programs at Fitchburg State are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Also available

Fitchburg State offers a variety of specialized MBA options. Check out all of our MBA online programs.

$12,510 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

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Tuition

The value you'll find in our online MBA program

Our MBA in Human Resources Management online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$12,510 Total Tuition
$417 Per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$12,510 Total Tuition
$417 Per credit hour
Calendar

Milestones to guide your online MBA in HR Management journey

Fitchburg State online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

6/11/21 Apply Date
7/12/21 Class Starts
SessionProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineIntent to Enroll DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DeadlineDrop For Non PayLast Class Day
Summer A 20215/17/214/16/214/26/215/3/215/10/215/11/215/12/217/5/21
Summer B 20217/12/216/11/216/21/216/28/217/5/217/6/217/7/218/29/21
Fall A 20219/2/217/30/218/9/218/16/218/23/218/24/218/25/2110/20/21
Fall B 202110/28/219/20/2110/1/2110/8/2110/18/2110/19/2110/20/2112/16/21

Now enrolling:

6/11/21 Apply Date
7/12/21 Class Starts

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Admissions

Read the details for our online admission criteria

At Fitchburg State, we’ve streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MBA in Human Resources Management online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA not less than 2.8 on undergrad coursework
  • Resume detailing professional experience

You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission.

  • Submit graduate application and $50 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with official transcripts
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of not less than 2.8
  • Official transcripts of graduate-level coursework from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)*
  • Professional resume
  • Students with undergraduate GPAs of less than 2.8 may also be considered for admission based on their professional work experience and a letter of recommendation
  • No GMAT is required

Dual Concentration Options
Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are currently enrolled in the MBA program may request to enroll in one additional concentration after their first semester. Students who have been approved for a dual concentration must:

  1. Complete the course requirements for each concentration (completed courses can only be counted once toward one concentration)
  2. Meet the requirements for the catalog year in which their dual concentration is approved
All concentrations are eligible for the dual concentration option; additional course charges will apply.
Dual Concentration Request Form

To submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Fitchburg State University
Admissions Office
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

International Students:

  • TOEFL or IELTS scores required for natives of non-English speaking countries
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended*
  • General Foreign Credit Evaluation
  • GPA of not less than 2.5
  • Application fee ($50)
  • Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose (300 word minimum)

*All foreign transcripts must be formally evaluated before we are able to make an admissions decision. Graduate applicants are required to submit a "general" evaluation. Following are suggested organizations which provide foreign credential evaluation services:

You are encouraged to contact the Fitchburg State International Admissions department if additional information is needed at 978-665-4399 or [email protected].

U.S. citizens with foreign education (from a non-English speaking country) will need to follow the international admission requirements (TOEFL excluded). Students with the following visas are not eligible for the program:

  • I-20
  • F1

TOEFL Code: 3518

IELTS Code: No code; please select Fitchburg State as a recipient.

Courses

Advance your knowledge in these online human resources management courses

For the MBA in Human Resources Management online, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses covering 30 credit hours, including 18 hours of advanced core requirements, 9 hours of required healthcare management concentration courses, and a 3-hour elective course.

Students must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course relates the knowledge of human behavior to the problems of organizational life. It examines individual behavior, as well as group and social behavior, in organizations. The course encourages discussion of the methods of changing behavior through organizational behavior and development.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides insight into the problem of identifying an organization’s informational requirements to facilitate the decision-making process. Topics presented include an analysis or information systems, communication theory, information flow, methods and procedures for gathering, disseminating and controlling information.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course embarks on a detailed study of concepts and procedural alternatives in the delineation of the market target. In addition, the course covers the development and implementation of the marketing mix and the control and analysis of the total marketing effort.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines principles of decision analysis in management of current assets, estimation of requirements for short-term funds, and valuation of capital budgeting and merger proposals.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a study of financial reporting systems. Emphasis is given to the interpretation and uses of information contained in financial reports.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a study of administrative processes dealing with the formulation of policy. Topics covered include strategy formulation, the role of the general manager, and the design of strategic planning systems. Attention is focused on problem identification, problem solving and decision-making. Extensive examination is made of cases involving a variety of institutions in both the public and private sectors. Prerequisite: 24 credit hours in the program (requires 18 credits of core courses completed and a total of 24 program credits completed before students begin the course)
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The role of Human Resource Management as a strategic business partner and contributor to the vision of the organization demands the acumen to apply workforce analytics to make Informed decisions and optimize human capital Investments. To accomplish this, leaders need to determine the strategic questions to be answered, what to capture, how to model the data, and how to use the data to predict optimal return on investment.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides knowledge of the human resource from the manager’s perspective. The student develops an understanding of the role of personnel specialists. Topics covered include job analysis, employee selection, training, appraisal, promotion and discipline within the context of recent legal developments.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to provide human resources professionals and other managerial professionals with an understanding of labor and employment law, the sources of this law, and how the laws may apply in an employment setting.

Course rotation:

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