Human Resource Management

Master of Business Administration

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Just about every business, no matter how big or small, thrives on the people who work there. They’re who make organizational goals possible, and having a skilled human resources department to serve as advocate, oversight, and bridge between the individual employees and the organization as a whole is a vital component of the modern workplace. At Salem University, our Master of Business Administration — Human Resources Management degree program provides graduate-level work focusing on the growing need for leaders in human resources who understand the necessity of connecting strategic business planning and goals with the human side of things, from staffing and recruiting, to diversity and training, to performance and policy. Our Human Resources Management MBA program covers topics like:

  • How the cultural, political, and legal environment affects human resource management across national boundaries
  • Long-term human resource planning strategies to develop a well-trained, diverse workforce
  • How to identify, recruit, hire, and develop the right people for an organization, including performance evaluation and compensation
  • Labor and management relations, including dispute resolution, negotiation process and strategies, and mediation

All of these specialized courses build upon the core MBA curriculum that covers fundamental topics like management techniques, accounting principles, finance practices, communication tactics, and marketing strategies. Our MBA — Human Resources Management program includes case analysis, team projects, and oral and written presentations, as well as a capstone course that allows students to apply and demonstrate the vital skills learned during the course of their studies.


Built on over 130 years of tradition in higher education, Salem University has a long history of producing graduates who are forward-thinking leaders in their respective fields. Our Human Resources Management MBA program is offered 100% online, so your education can meet you wherever you are. We also utilize a unique, one-course-a-month schedule that lets you focus on learning one topic at a time and finish your MBA program in 12 months or less. All of this is our way of ensuring that Salem University remains dedicated to our founding mission of making higher education both accessible and affordable for students worldwide.


In addition to the core Master in Business Administration curriculum, you’ll take additional courses (9cr) toward your Human Resources Management program specialization:

  • BUS671 Strategic Human Resource Planning and Ethics
  • BUS672 Talent Acquisition and Employee Development and Compensation
  • BUS670 Global Challenges of Communications and Human Resources Management


  • BUS673 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution


Our MBA — Human Resources Management degree prepares students to work in almost any industry, overseeing human resources departments, teams of specialists, or providing consulting services to organizations of all sizes. You’ll be ready to step into careers like:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Senior Human Resources Consultant
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Director or Vice President of Human Resources
  • Communications Manager or Director of Communications


Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online here. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.

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