MBA - Human Resource Management Concentration

The Master of Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Human Resource Management delves into the realms of retention, organizational behavior and other aspects of human capital. The program's specialized curriculum allows students to focus their advanced degree studies to best position themselves for success in the changing landscape of human resources. Developed and updated in collaboration with students and successful industry leaders, the MBA degree program with a concentration in Human Resource Management provides our diverse student body with the expertise needed to advance in their professional careers by attaining business competencies as well as leadership, strategic and creative-thinking skills in the ever-changing global business environment.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Apply professional standards and practices for ethical conduct, legal requirements and regulatory guidelines in the administration of human resource policies and procedures.

Providence and North Miami students admitted to graduate programs in the College of Business who meet the English Proficiency Requirements but whose undergraduate degree was not earned at a American university or at a university located in a country in which the official language is English will be required to take a communications skills assessment. A list of those countries may be found online. Graduate students exiting the English as a Second Language Program at Johnson & Wales University are also required to take the assessment. Students who do not pass the assessment will be required to enroll in ENG5000 Management Communication Skills

Master of Business Administration — Human Resource Management Concentration                 

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Foundation Courses
ECON5000Economics in the Global Economy3
FISV5000Corporate Financial Accounting3
Core Courses
FISV5526Financial Reporting and Control3
FISV5600Financial Management3
MGMT5575Operations Management3
MGMT5800Effective Leadership3
MGMT5900Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law3
MRKT5500Strategic Marketing3
RSCH5700Research and Inquiry3
Human Resource Management Courses
HRM5010Human Resource Management3
HRM5020Labor and Employee Relations3
HRM5050Strategic Recruiting, Retention and Succession3
Choose one of the following:3
Strategic Compensation and Benefits
Organizational Training and Development
Career Capstone Course
MGMT6800Business Policy and Strategy3
Total Credits36.0-42.0