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Master of Business Administration

The human resources concentration is designed to provide greater study for human resources professionals or those who wish to strengthen their knowledge and skills in the human resources area. Upon completion of this concentration, students should be able to analyze an organization’s human resources needs and offer recommendations for comprehensive improvement.

Concentration Objective

Upon completion of this concentration, students should be able to analyze an organization’s human resources needs and offer recommendations for comprehensive stabilization and/or improvement.

Concentration Course List

HRM5030 Managing Human Resources 3 credits 6 weeks

This course provides an advanced overview of strategic human resources planning and implementation that will focus on positively influencing the quality of performance, productivity, and social wellbeing of employees.

HRM5040 Employment Law 3 credits 6 weeks

An examination of employment and personnel law, this course will focus on the large body of laws, administrative rulings, and precedents that encompass all areas of the employer/employee relationship.

Prerequisite:
HRM5030

HRM6010 Strategic Compensation Management 3 credits 6 weeks

A study of the strategic importance of compensation and its practical application. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the elements of a total compensation plan including system design, compensation strategy, benefits and pay, and systems management issues.

Prerequisite:
HRM5040

HRM6030 Strategic Human Resources Development 3 credits 6 weeks

A study of strategic employee training and development with a focus on the assessment and design of career management planning for organizational performance.

Prerequisite:
HRM5040

Admission Requirements

The University has set the following requirements for these graduate programs:

  • A baccalaureate or graduate degree from a college or university accredited by a re-gional accrediting body or the ABHE verified on original transcripts sent by the institution directly to Ohio Christian University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution.

Any applicant not meeting the above-stated requirements may petition for consideration.