Online MBA with Certificate in Human Resource Management

As the business world becomes increasingly complex, today's business professionals must have a diverse skillset that extends beyond the competencies taught in traditional MBA programs. These new business professionals must be agile and approach challenges with a systems-thinking mindset and, increasingly, must have a focused area of specialization.

Champlain College understands this, which is why our online MBA in advanced management delivers both technical business skills and concepts and teaches students to align HR management with business strategy to better position organizations for growth and leverage human resource analytics to improve organizational agility and decision-making.

If you're seeking an MBA program that will help you differentiate yourself in today's crowded job market, and want to deepen your understanding of the human resource management field, Champlain's online MBA with concentration in human resources is the degree for you.

Why Earn Your MBA at Champlain College?

Finish Your Master's Degree In as Little as 12 Months

The online MBA with human resources concentration is designed to allow highly motivated students to earn a master's degree from a nationally recognized, accredited college in as little as one year. The program accommodates working professionals with busy lives and demanding careers, allowing you to choose a one or two-year accelerated path to completion. Your academic advisor will help you determine the time frame for completion that works best for you.

Immediately Apply Human Resource Management MBA Coursework to Your Career

Instead of relying solely on theory and case studies, the Champlain MBA with human resources concentration allows you to apply your coursework directly to the business you work for. You'll learn from your own experiences, along with those of your peers, and you'll begin seeing a return on your educational investment on day one of your program.

Learn From Business Experts and Practitioner-Faculty

At Champlain College, our faculty members include both established professionals in the business and human resources fields and academic scholars. This combination provides you with well-rounded perspectives that contribute to a high-quality, relevant, and meaningful education. 

100% Online Courses Offer Flexibility and Convenience

The MBA in human resource management  is offered entirely online, allowing you the flexibility to earn your master's degree while balancing many priorities including your career, your family and your personal interests.

Benefits of Earning a Graduate Certificate Alongside Your MBA

If you're looking for a way to differentiate yourself in the crowded field of individuals with MBA degrees, obtaining a graduate certificate in an area of specialization is a smart choice. In today's competitive job market, having experience and a credential in your field of choice in addition to a master's in business administration will help you advance in your career. A graduate certificate in human resource management will deepen your knowledge of the field and give you the opportunity to work with business professionals with human resources experience, giving you the tools you'll need to find the right HR role for you. 

Career Preparation

In today's business environment, the role of human resources within organizations is continuing to shift from purely administrative functions, with HR professionals now becoming strategic partners in attaining organizational goals.

An MBA in Human Resource Management prepares you for management positions in the human resources field, such as:

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Senior Human Resources Consultant

  • Manager, HR Operations

  • Vice President of Human Resources

  • Director of Employee Experience & Communications

  • Director of Global Engagement and Culture

  • Employee Relations Manager

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Start an application for your MBA with a certificate in human resource management today. Our online application is easy to use and there is no fee to apply.

Our Affordable Online MBA Program

MBA Program at a Glance

Get an overview of our 100% online, fully-accredited MBA in human resource management.

MBA Curriculum

The Champlain College Online MBA curriculum is designed to meet the evolving needs of today's businesses. Throughout the program, students will learn how to address challenges facing fast-moving, modern enterprises using an integrated approach, and will be able to immediately apply what they learn in their own workplaces.

Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate Curriculum

The Champlain College Online Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate curriculum deepens students' understanding of the role HR plays as a leader and key partner in organizations, covering topics such as the foundations of human resources, diversity, creating a culture of inclusion, human resource analytics, and coaching in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the online MBA in human resource management program, students will be able to communicate effectively in business settings, identify problems and formulate solutions with a systems-thinking approach, evaluate risk in business scenarios, generate innovative approaches to leadership, create a strategic vision, develop a personal plan for becoming an engaged leader, develop an agile and solutions-oriented workforce, use HR functions to advance the mission and strategic goals of an organization, and integrate ethical frameworks into an organization's culture and problem-solving techniques.

Admission Requirements

At Champlain College Online, our comprehensive admissions process is designed to take into account your whole story.  We are interested in your previous academic record, but knowing you have much more to bring to the table as a working adult, we'll also consider your current and previous work experiences, as well as your personal and professional goals.

Academic Calendar

Champlain College offers six start dates per year. Learn more about our application deadlines, class start dates and end dates for each 8-week term in our online MBA in human resource management program.

Tuition & Financing

Tuition for our master's degree and graduate certificate programs is based on cost per credit. Find out more about our tuition rates, as well as ways to finance your education.

Program Director

The Program Director for the MBA in human resource management program is Linda Miller, PhD, CPA, the Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for the Division of Continuing Professional Studies (CPS) at Champlain College Online.

Upcoming Program Webinars

Find out if an MBA is right for you. Join our next webinar to learn more about the online MBA program design and curriculum, what to expect from the online experience, our diverse faculty of business practitioner experts, and starting the application and admission process.  

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