MBA in Human Resources

This degree program covers theories of compensation, practices of wage and salary administration, evaluation systems, performance appraisals, incentives and more.

Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis in human resources prepares you to effectively plan, direct and lead administrative operations. Graduates will be able to manage training functions, design effective development programs, apply methods of intervention and understand the relationship between training and the fields of individual and organizational development.

As a student, you will:

  • Develop strong leadership abilities.
  • Understand every aspect of business practice, including financial reporting, data analytics, marketing management, organizational leadership and process innovation.
  • Customize your education plan by selecting a course that covers organizational leadership, public administration or health administration.
  • Be better prepared for careers, which include human resource manager, training and development consultant, employee education consultant, and executive-level team leaders.

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Next Session

Jan 08, 2018

Estimated Cost

Ways to Learn

Hybrid

(on-campus/online)

Online

Available Campuses

Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Lacey Campus
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA 98516
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Fully Online
Working adults prefer the flexible format that allows them study any time of day.
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Travis AFB Campus
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Going back to school helped me get out of my comfort zone. It helped me get past the ‘we’ve always done it that way’ mentality. I learned that I needed to innovate personally, professionally and to help other become more innovative.
Keith F. | MBA Program, 2015
Before, I was stuck in the process. Now I have the larger picture. I am more well-rounded. I would like to move to a management/leadership position and working on my MBA has made me better candidate.
Sandra W. | MBA Program, 2015
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The MBA does equip me for business, for working in the real world.
Brian G. | MBA, 2012

Admissions Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • Completed application
  • GPA: Meet 1 of these 4 GPA options for admission
  • Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
Transcripts

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

Graduate Level Exams

Most of Brandman’s Master Degree programs do not require a graduate level exam; however, there are a few that do. For detailed information about which Brandman programs have graduate exam and minimum test score requirements, please reference the Brandman University Catalog.

Program Curriculum

  • Select 24-36 credits of the following, depending upon waivers:

    24-36

    ACCU 602
     Financial Reporting & Analysis

     

    BUSU 610
     Data Analysis for Decision Making

     

    BUSU 620
     Economic Analysis for Managers

     

    BUSU 630
     Business Process Analysis and Innovation

     

    BUSU 650
     Corporate Responsibility: Ethics and Sustainability

     

    FINU 607
     Financial Management

     

    HRCU 600
     Human Resource Foundations

     

    MKTU 605
     Marketing Management

     

    OLCU 613
     Seminar in Organizational Dynamics

     

    OLCU 615
     Leading Organizational Change

     

    OLCU 632
     Leadership and Innovation

     

    BUSU 640
     Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage Capstone

     

    Core Requirements Subtotal

    24-36

    Electives or Designated Emphasis Area

     

    Electives or Emphases

    12

    Electives or Designated Emphasis Area Subtotal

    12

    Total Credits

    36-48

  • HRCU 604  Workforce Planning

    3

    HRCU 605  Talent Management

    3

    Select two from the following:

    6

    HRCU 602
     Strategic Business Concepts and Human Resources

     

    HRCU 607
     Total Rewards

     

    HRCU 618
     Career Management

     

    HRCU 622
     Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

     

    HRCU 630
     Conflict and Negotiation

     

    HRCU 652
     Human Resources Information Systems

     

    Total Credits

    12

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