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MBA — Human Resource Management

Take the lead in human resources (HR) management with a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources (MBA-HR). This online or on campus program covers executive-level topics in business administration, with a module of specialized courses focused on the HR function.

Goals and Course Topics

Human resources management is one of the most crucial functions in today’s competitive business environment. We help you develop advanced knowledge in labor law, negotiations, compensation structure and organizational behavior, which allow you to pursue manager-level HR roles.


The masters in human resources program covers advanced business administration concepts including the global economy, finance and marketing. Specialized HR topics include:

  • Employment and labor laws and regulations
  • Managing conflict and negotiation
  • Recruitment, hiring and training
  • Compensation and benefits management

Coursework emphasizes practical application of theories and may include case studies, group projects, research projects and presentations.

MBA in Human Resource Management Format

The online HR masters degree program is formatted for accelerated completion. You will take courses one at a time, building concepts in a logical sequence.

Whether you take classes online or on campus, you will take your HR concentration courses online. Both formats allow for productive discussions and personal attention from your instructor.

Who This Masters in Human Resources Program Is For

The MBA-HR program is for working professionals with a bachelor’s degree. However, we do not require a minimum amount of full-time work experience to be accepted into the program. We prefer applicants who have official transcripts showing a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 credits of bachelor degree study.

Download Requirements

Admissions requirements, transfer credit guidelines and graduate requirements are outlined in our
GPS Catalog. An Admissions Counselor will help you order your official transcripts and Averett will pay the associated costs. We will evaluate your transcripts to determine the degree program for which you qualify.


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"Since I graduated in 2003 from the MBA program, I've had at least five or six promotions within my current career field."

- Lawrence Chambers, MBA '03

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"Being able to collaborate with classmates from other industries was very valuable for me, particularly because I was in the non-profit world and most of my classmates were in the field of business."

- Christine Baggerly, MBA '04

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"One of my favorite things about Averett University is the flexibility. They were very helpful and they worked with me on what classes would best suit my ability."

- Larry Taylor, BBA '00 and MBA '16

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Master of Business Administration Classes August 12th

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