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., Chair and Associate Professor of Management

Quick Facts

Curriculum

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 M.B.A. in Human Resource Management program are offered online and in the evening at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie and Miami campuses, with a few courses being offered on Saturdays

Tuition

Tuition for the degree program is $996 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Application Deadline

Winter II 2021: March 1, 2021
Summer 2021: April 30, 2021

Certificate

The College of Business also offers a Human Resource Management Certificate program for non-degree seeking students. Learn more about obtaining a Human Resource Management Certificate.

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

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M.B.A. Core Courses (22–31 credits)
Credits
ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting (ACT 5001* / Credits: 3 )
3
ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers (ACT 5140 / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5008**
Business Finance (FIN 5008** / Credits: 3 )
3
FIN 5130
Financial Management (FIN 5130 / Credits: 3 )
3
ISM 5150
Information Strategy for Digital Transformation (ISM 5150 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5001
Developing Academic and Career Success (MGT 5001 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World (MGT 5105 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5170
Applying Strategy for Managers (MGT 5170 / Credits: 3 )
3
MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers (MKT 5125 / Credits: 3 )
3
QNT 5000**
Foundations of Business Statistics (QNT 5000** / Credits: 3 )
3
QNT 5160
Analytical Modeling for Decision Making (QNT 5160 / Credits: 3 )
3
Major Courses Required (15 credits)
Credits
HRM 5310
Managing Human Resources (HRM 5310 / Credits: 3 )
3
HRM 5360
Human Resource Development (HRM 5360 / Credits: 3 )
3
HRM 5365
Talent Management (HRM 5365 / Credits: 3 )
3
HRM 5375
Managing Total Rewards (HRM 5375 / Credits: 3 )
3
HRM 5380
Employee Relations (HRM 5380 / Credits: 3 )
3
Choose one from the following
Credits
HRM 5355
Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM 5355 / Credits: 3 )
3
MGT 5680
Management Internship (optional with department chair approval) (MGT 5680 / Credits: 3 )
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.
** Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been completed in the past 5 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.

Are You Ready To Make A Difference?

What does success look like? For many, it’s living life on our own terms, becoming a business success so we can help others, or being at the top of our game to fulfill our dream. At NSU Business, it’s all of the above. We believe people, planet, and profit can be the triple bottom line, and that our grads will create businesses that do more than just succeed; they help others thrive, too.

Advance your career with our world-class MBA programs and our network of leaders, innovators, and change agents. Do your best and deliver what’s Best for Our World™.

Success Stories

Master This Changing World and Fulfill Your Purpose

The world is changing more rapidly than ever and it’s not kind to those who settle for ordinary. Instead of chasing the paycheck, we say do it for the payoff. People, planet, then profit. That’s the triple bottom line. Do your best. Be your best. Because that’s how to be Best for Our World.™

Be an earth shaker. A risk taker. A barrier breaker. Be anything you want to be. As long as you become a Difference Maker.

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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

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