Grand Canyon University

MBA in Strategic HR Management

The Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management program at Grand Canyon University is designed to help prepare students for HR manager and senior resource specialist positions. Learn more about Grand Canyon University's Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Grand Canyon University

Program Prerequisites:

The Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management program is intended for those interested in human resource management. Though specific program requirements may vary, applicants to Grand Canyon University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

Enrollment in the Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management program at Grand Canyon University provides the opportunity for students to learn about advanced accounting principles, financial accounting principles, tactical marketing management, and key principles in defining, formulating and executing strategic leadership and innovation. Students also study how to streamline organizations through effective operations management, managerial accounting and finance, economics, and the motivation, leadership, and group dynamics that exist in organizations. The program is designed to prepare students for management and senior management careers and covers the human resource competencies outlined by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), including strategic human capital and talent management, employee development and motivation, and workforce diversity.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length

52 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid, including loan, grants, and scholarships, is available to qualifying students. Students can find out about scholarships and other financial aid opportunities from a Grand Canyon University Enrollment Counselor.

Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Grand Canyon University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Business Administration

  • MGT 604: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
  • ACC 502: Accounting Practices (4 credits)
  • FIN 504: Finance Principles (4 credits)
  • SYM 506: Applied Business Probability and Statistics (4 credits)
  • ECN 601: Economics (4 credits)
  • BUS 660: Quantitative Methods (4 credits)
  • MKT 607: Marketing Management (4 credits)
  • ACC 650: Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • MGT 655: Operations Management (4 credits)
  • FIN 650: Managerial Finance (4 credits)
  • MGT 660: Strategic Management (4 credits)

Strategic Human Resource Management

  • HRM 635: Acquiring, Developing, and Leveraging Human Capital (4 credits)
  • HRM 640: Designing HR for Competitive Advantage (4 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Master of Business Administration with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management program could pursue advanced human resource management positions. Some of the places graduates could find employment include corporations, private companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, and colleges or universities.

Some of the positions graduates could pursue include:

  • HR manager
  • Senior HR manager
  • HR director
  • HR administrator
  • Vice president, human resources

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