DeVry University

Master's - Business Administration: Human Resources

Professionals interested in enhancing their leadership and business skills and knowledge of human resource operations could benefit by enrolling in DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management's Master's degree program in Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources. Learn more about this master's program here.

Official Program Name:

Master's degree program in Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources

School Offering Program:

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in DeVry University's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a bachelor's degree. Prospective students should have earned a bachelor's degree and have current experience in a corporate environment.

Program Description:

Students of the Master's degree program in Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources at Keller Graduate School of Management have the opportunity to study diverse topics in business practices and disciplines while focusing on human resource issues such as career development, staffing, and organizational management. To fulfill the area of specialization requirements, students must choose four courses that could address topics such as workplace diversity, labor laws, change management, recruiting and selection, conflict resolution, communication processes, and global human resource functions. The core curriculum covers managerial practices in accounting, marketing, finance, economics, statistics, and information technology. After completing all classes, students attend a business seminar in which they work in teams to develop a start-up business plan to be reviewed by both faculty members and business professionals.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based.

Minimum Credits Required:

48 credit hours.

Financial Aid Available:

DeVry University offers millions in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.

Course Topics Covered:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Keller Graduate School of Management to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Master's degree program in Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources include:

  • Applied Managerial Statistics
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior
  • Business Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Labor Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Managing Organizational Change

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Keller Graduate School of Management's Master's degree program in Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resources could qualify for upper management or executive positions in any type of business in the public or private sector. They could oversee employee relations, training programs, compensation and benefits packages, or recruiting and hiring processes.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Human resources director
  • Corporate training director
  • Benefits manager
  • Job analyst

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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