Human Resources Management

Degree Awarded

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) Human Resource Management Concentration, Graduate Certificate


Program Delivery

Online


Locations Available

Online

Applying the strategic thinking and critical analysis skills learned in the classroom will help you to become a leader in your organization. Franklin Pierce offers small classes for in-depth, personalized learning in a program that is accredited by the International Accreditation Council of Business Education (IACBE).

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What Makes Our Human Resources Program Different?

Franklin Pierce University offers the only Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Human Resource Management program in New Hampshire that meets all recommendations for human resource education, as outlined by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report. The program is aligned with SHRM HR Curriculum Guidelines and qualifies you to be eligible to take the SHRM-CP exam upon completion of the program. Explore the strategic management of personnel through coursework that directly applies to your current workplace and community environment.

Connect with SHRM qualified faculty who teach HR and have past work experience in the field. Network with fellow students who are employed in the field to build a broad and deep HR education. Graduates also use this SHRM participation as a tool to pursue careers as human resource directors, vice presidents, senior specialists, senior generalists, and business leaders.

MBA Concentration Curriculum

  • GM510 Seminar in Leadership
  • GM520 Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations
  • GM540 Organizational Behavior
  • GM542 Quantitative and Research Techniques for Leaders
  • GM543 Economics for Managers
  • GM561 Financial Management
  • GM562 Marketing Management
  • GM563 Human Resource Management
  • GM564 Operations Management for Leaders
  • GM565 Compensation and Benefits
  • GM570 Training and Development for Adults
  • GM625 Labor Relations and Employment Law
  • GM691 Strategic Management Seminar

You may also choose to develop content-level expertise in the Human Resource Management Certificate
program. This online course of study can advance professional development, even if you are not currently
seeking a complete graduate degree program. If you choose to pursue the Master of Business Administration
at a later date, all certificate-level coursework will be credited towards completion of that degree.

Please contact the Office of Admissions for certificate program application requirements.

You must successfully complete the following courses to fulfill the certificate program requirements:

  • GM510 Seminar in Leadership
  • GM563 Human Resource Management
  • GM565 Compensation and Benefits
  • GM570 Training and Development for Adults
  • GM625 Labor Relations and Employment Law

Graduate Certificate Curriculum

This online certificate program is designed for working professionals. Through the completion of five online courses, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to leverage human capital in any organization. You will review organizations from a system-wide perspective, applying strategic thinking and critical analysis while learning topics such as staffing, performance, regulations, compensation, organizational behavior and diversity.

Course Requirements

  • GM510 Seminar in Leadership
  • GM563 Human Resource Management
  • GM565 Compensation and Benefits
  • GM570 Training and Development for Adults
  • GM625 Labor Relations and Employment Law

More information available in the Academic Catalog.