Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management Online

Contribute to an organization's success by helping manage its most valuable resource: its people.

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Start Class: 8/23/21
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Program Overview

What our online MBA – Human Resource Management offers you

$36,018* Tuition
As few as 14 months Duration
54 Credit Hours

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management online program from the University of Illinois Chicago gives you the understanding and tools to facilitate communication and expectations between employees and employers. You will prepare to become an influential voice supporting employee management and growth by exploring best practices related to compensation and benefits packages, employee engagement, recruitment, and employment law.

This AACSB-accredited online HR Management MBA utilizes cutting-edge curriculum developed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), enabling you to qualify for designation as a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®). You will also deepen your knowledge of foundational business practices in organizational behavior, marketing, accounting and more.

Graduates of the MBA – Human Resource Management online program will:

  • Contribute to the success of an organization through the management of its employees
  • Demonstrate a foundation in finance and accounting to measure and deliver results
  • Contribute to the success of an organization through the management of its employees
  • Demonstrate a foundation in finance and accounting to measure and deliver results

Career opportunities:

  • Human Resource Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Compensation or Benefit Analyst/Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Compensation or Benefit Analyst/Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Labor Relations Manager

Also available:

UIC offers a variety of specialized MBA programs. Check out all of our online MBA concentrations.

$36,018* Tuition
As few as 14 months Duration
54 Credit Hours

Accreditation

AACSB Accredited Business Programs

The UIC Business Liautaud Graduate School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

"Choosing UIC for my MBA has been one of the best professional and personal decisions I’ve made as I continue to advance my career. Flexibility and affordability met with superb advising, widespread course offerings, a diverse and knowledgeable student body, and fantastic professors made my MBA valuable. I cannot thank UIC enough!"
– Emma Chapman, MBA Graduate
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Tuition

Learn more about the affordable UIC Online HR Management MBA

The high-quality Online HRM MBA is competitively priced and offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition.

Tuition breakdown:

$36,018* Tuition
$667 Per Credit Hour

*Library and Technology Fees are an additional $18 per credit hour.

Tuition breakdown:

$36,018* Tuition
$667 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Important UIC online program dates and deadlines to know

The UIC online MBA is delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

8/1/21 Next Application Deadline
8/23/21 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End Date
Fall A8/23/218/1/218/9/218/18/219/28/2110/17/21
Fall B10/18/219/25/2110/4/2110/13/2111/28/2112/12/21
Spring A1/10/2212/15/2112/20/211/5/222/28/223/6/22
Spring B3/7/222/15/222/21/223/2/224/28/225/1/22
Summer Session 15/16/225/1/225/5/225/11/226/28/227/10/22

Now enrolling:

8/1/21 Next Application Deadline
8/23/21 Class Starts

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Admissions

Learn the qualifications for our Online HR Management MBA program

We've streamlined the admission process for the UIC online MBA to help you get started quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the Human Resource Management MBA Online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA

Applicants to the Online Management MBA must meet at least one of the following combinations for admission.

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA with two years of business-related work experience. No GMAT will be required.
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a 2.75 – 2.99 GPA with 5 years of professional-level work experience. No GMAT will be required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a 2.75 – 2.99 GPA or without sufficient work experience. A GMAT is required.
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose, addressing the following:
    • What strengths and attributes will you bring to the program? (250 word maximum)
    • What professional experiences have led you to determine that business school is the right next step, and what are your career aspirations after business school? (250 word maximum)
    • Optional question: Is there anything not addressed elsewhere in the application that you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you to evaluate your candidacy? (300 word maximum)
  • For the purposes of application review, applicants must only upload requested materials through the application checklist. Sealed, official paper credentials will be requested only from applicants who have been offered admission and intend to enroll.

    Paper credentials received for applications without a final decision may not be processed.

Courses

Read more about our Online HRM MBA classes

For the Human Resource Management MBA Online program, you must complete 14 courses totaling 54 credit hours, including 26 credit hours of core courses and 28 credit hours of electives.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Concepts and principles of financial accounting for preparation and evaluation of external reports and financial statements. Course Information: Extensive computer use required.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the efficient allocation of resources by consumers, profit and non-profit firms and government, regulation of industry, monopoly and imperfect competition, business ethics and the market place, efficiency versus equity, social welfare.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the theory of corporate finance: goal of the firm, time value of money, investment decisions (under certainty and uncertainty), net present value, capital markets, and corporate financing decisions. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in ACTG 500.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the management of operations for the production and delivery of goods and services. Topics include the management of business processes, projects, production, supply chain, inventory, quality, lay out and job design.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the organization as a social system. Topics include leadership, interpersonal effectiveness, group behavior, managing change, conflict management, motivation and behavior, and interpersonal communications.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on client/consumer behavior and the way institutions respond to such behavior through the planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution of goods and services.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
This course is a capstone course for MBA students which provides frameworks and decision tools to integrate prior course work in a set of analytic and problem solving efforts to address the strategies and enterprise level challenges of firms. Prerequisite(s): Open only to Master's degree students. Completion of the all other core courses in the MBA Program. This course should be taken during the final semester in the program.

Students must take each of the following Human Resource Management Concentration courses

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on human resource management programs and policies. Staffing, training and development; historical evolution of personnel policies, modern labor force and technological trends; supervision, salary administration, human resource research and utilization. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 541 or consent of the instructor.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course is an examination of topics related to recruiting, selecting, motivating, retaining, training, developing, and separating employees; and human resource metrics, measurement, and information systems. Restricted to graduate students enrolled in the College of Business Administration. Prerequisite(S): MGMT 541 and MGMT 553.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on compensation theory policies and practices, including job analysis and evaluation, compensation surveys, wage and salary structures, merit and incentive compensation employee benefits and pension plans.
Students must choose any four of the following courses
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Survey of statistical methods with applications for business and management.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Analysis, design and development of data warehousing. Related methods and tools in the provision of decision support and business analytics/intelligence. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): IDS 505 or IDS 510 or consent of the instructor.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Intensive study of a selected topic. Content varies. Topics are announced. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the theory and practice of investment analysis. Topics included are the institutional organization of security markets, and fundamental principles of asset valuation with application to specific securities. Prerequisite(s): FIN 500.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course explores advanced topics in corporate finance including capital structure, dividend policy, financial restructuring, bankruptcy, and leasing. Emphasis on recent developments in corporate finance and financial economics. Prerequisite(s): FIN 500.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course develops the tools for evaluating and quantifying the value of fixed-income securities. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An intensive study of a selected topic in management.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Study of strategies and policies that influence the long-term survival, growth, and character of business firms; strategy formulation and implementation in domestic and international organizations. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and completion of all courses in the MBA core, or permission of the instructor.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the study of strategies and techniques for successful agreement negotiation and business conflict resolution. Includes applications to classic situations such as collective bargaining, interpersonal relations, and stakeholder concerns. Credit is not given for MGMT 564 if the student has credit for MGMT 594. Special topics: Negotiations. Prerequisite(s): MGMT 541.
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