Apr 24, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, M.B.A.; Human Resource Management Concentration


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Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a concentration in Human Resource Management is designed to develop students comprehensive knowledge in human resource (HR) management, along with the skills necessary for applying concepts and principles of various business disciplines to the responsibilities of management in a variety of endeavors organizations. The program is designed for both business and non-business undergraduate majors.

The HR Concentration provides graduate level engagement in strategic, tactical, and conflict resolution subjects dealing with procuring, deploying, maintaining, and improving an organization’s human capital. Topics covered include legal, practical, ethical, and strategic approaches in human resource management, practical approaches to implementing policies and procedures related to staffing, training, and motivation of employees, and labor relations and dispute resolution processes. Students will graduate with the knowledge and skills to effectively perform in a variety of roles within human resource departments whose job responsibilities deal in personnel or talent management.   

Students who satisfy admission criteria and, if necessary, complete MBA leveling courses as a condition for admission, will require thirty-six (36) graduate credit hours to meet degree requirements. Of these, twenty-four (24) hours will consist of required business core courses covering functional areas of business such as business law, economics, finance and accounting, marketing, information systems, technology, research and analysis.

Program of Study


Human Resource Management Concentration ( 9 Credit Hours)


Contact Information


Dr. Tim Oxley
Dean, School of Business & Aviation
MBA Program Director
Phone: (304) 367-4239
Email: Timothy.Oxley@fairmontstate.edu

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