Lead with Executive Perspective

There are many good HR professionals. And a few great ones. What sets the second group apart? They’re strategic HR leaders who can stride confidently into any CEO’s office or boardroom to talk ROI metrics and demonstrate how their programs drive growth for the enterprise as a whole. They’re comfortable speaking the language of front-line teams and finance chiefs alike. These HR leaders are much harder for organizations to find and highly valued when they do.

Be One of the Great Ones

With your M.B.A. Major in Human Resource Management, you gain broader business acumen, while honing your HR management skill set in conflict management, benefits and compensation; training and development and other areas. Build the skills to help you earn respect from other executives and a real seat at the table.

Bahaudin G. Mujtaba

“Teaching is not an isolated event during which one person speaks and the other listens. Teaching is most effective when both the teacher and the student are jointly involved in the discovering and learning processes.”

Bahaudin G. Mujtaba, D.B.A., SHRM-SCP, Professor of Management

Quick Facts


NSU’s M.B.A. program is 40-49 total credits to complete, depending on undergraduate coursework.

Start Dates

The M.B.A. in Human Resource Management is available to start in August, October, January, March and May.

Delivery Options

Classes for the Master of Business Administration program with a major in Human Resource Management are offered weeknights at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and online (asynchronously)


Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Application Deadline

Fall I: August 15
Fall II: October 1
Winter I: December 15
Winter II: March 1
Summer: May 1

Tuition Assistance for NSU Business Programs

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Employer Tuition Assistance Program

NSU Business partners with more than 135 local and national organizations to offer discounted employee tuition of up to 20% through our employer tuition program.
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NSU Alumni Tuition Discount

NSU alumni are eligible for a tuition award of 20% off any graduate degree or business certificate program. Alumni also receive an application fee waiver and access to a dedicated adviser to assist throughout the admission process.

Earning Potential

Compensation and Benefits Manager

$111,430 Average Salary Per Year

6% Projected Employment Growth

Training and Development Manager

$102,640 Average Salary Per Year

7% Projected Employment Growth

Human Resources Manager

$104,440 Average Salary Per Year

9% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Human Resource Management Curriculum

M.B.A. Core Courses (22–31 credits)
ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting (ACT 5001* / Credits: 3 )
ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers (ACT 5140 / Credits: 3 )
FIN 5008*
Business Finance (FIN 5008* / Credits: 3 )
FIN 5130
Financial Management (FIN 5130 / Credits: 3 )
ISM 5150
Information Strategy for Digital Transformation (ISM 5150 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5001
Developing Academic and Career Success (MGT 5001 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World (MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5170
Applying Strategy for Managers (MGT 5170 / Credits: 3 )
MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers (MKT 5125 / Credits: 3 )
QNT 5000*
Foundations of Business Statistics (QNT 5000* / Credits: 3 )
QNT 5160
Analytical Modeling for Decision Making (QNT 5160 / Credits: 3 )
Major Courses Required (18 credits)
HRM 5310
Managing Human Resources (HRM 5310 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5360
Human Resource Development (HRM 5360 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5365
Talent Management (HRM 5365 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5375
Managing Total Rewards (HRM 5375 / Credits: 3 )
HRM 5380
Employee Relations (HRM 5380 / Credits: 3 )
Choose one from the following
HRM 5355
Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM 5355 / Credits: 3 )
MGT 5680
Master of Business Administration Internship (MGT 5680 / Credits: 3 )

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been completed in the past 10 years.

For a full list of all course descriptions, visit coursewizard.nova.edu.

Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

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NSU Business Among Top Business Schools in the World

As an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is recognized for the highest standard of achievement for business education, earned by less than 6% of the world's schools offering business degree programs. AACSB requires schools to meet standards of excellence in areas including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning.

Entering a program that complies with the highest accreditation standards in the world guarantees that you will learn advanced skills for high-level, long-term success in business and beyond.

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The H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship graduate enrollment office is located in the Carl DeSantis Building in Suite 1115 on NSU's Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus in Davie, Florida. Click here for a map.

Phone: (954) 262-5067 or Toll-Free: (800) 672-7223 x25067

Email: hcbeinfo@nova.edu

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