Online MBA in Human Resource Management provides a wide variety of career opportunities. Graduates of the program can be employed as Corporate Recruiter, Compensation Manager, Employee Benefits Specialist, Compliance Manager, Human Resources Director, Employment Manager, Human Resource Consultant, Human Resource Manager, Human Resources Training Manager, Industrial Security Specialist, Labor Relations Manager, Payroll Manager, Personnel Consultant, Staffing Manager, and more.

Following are accredited institutions offering the specialization online:

University of Baltimore / Towson - The HR Management specialization is designed for those who wish to focus on the selection, motivation and development of human resources in business, government or nonprofit organizations. Towson was ranked 5th in the Public Universities-Master’s (North) category in the USNWR “America’s Best Colleges” in 2006.

Hope International University - The Master of Business Administration program prepares students with advanced management skills in leadership. The MBA in HR Management can be completed in as little as 12 months. It is offered entirely online or on-site at the Orange Education Center and the Corona Education Center. The university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Baker University - It offers the MBA with Concentration in Human Resources. Students will examine the role of the manager through staffing, employee relations, employee development and retention, and global HR management courses. The program can be completed via online. The university was the highest ranked master’s-level private institution in Kansas in the 2007 edition of US News America’s Best Colleges rankings.

Centenary College - Students who complete the M.B.A. program will develop advanced skills necessary to function in higher level managerial position. Courses for the Human Resources Concentration include Statistical Analysis for Decision Making, Conflict Resolutions, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Evaluation & Development, etc. The College has been listed as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education and one of the "best" Southeastern colleges by The Princeton Review.

Golden Gate University - Students will learn to understand the HR issues triggered by technology and the international business environment. The CyberCampus offers online courses that allow students to take classes when and where it is most convenient for them. The university has been designated as a "selective university" by the U.S. News & World Report.

Everest University - Courses for the Human Resource Management specialization include Managerial Decision Making, Managerial Assessment and Development, Management of Professionals, Organizational Development and Change. Everest University Online allows students to earn their MBA degree completely online. It is one of the largest independent post-secondary institutions in Florida.

Tennessee Tech University - The HR Management Concentration offers education on the strategic importance of competent HR management and the opportunity for candidates to complete professional certification exams. The distance-based M.B.A. has the same admission requirements and the same program of study as the on-campus program. The University has been selected as a "Best Southeastern College" by The Princeton Review.

National American University - The MBA program is a professional-level graduate degree for individuals needing advanced training in various business disciplines. Students who select the HR Management Emphasis will pursue the standard MBA curriculum with a three-course emphasis in HR management. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Capella University -The MBA specialization in HR Management provides an overview of important business functions and key human resource areas. Capella was named one of the Top 5 online SHRM Learning System® providers by the Society for Human Resource Management (2006 and 2008). The University is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the NCA.

Colorado Technical University - The MBA in HR Management Degree Concentration is designed to help prepare students to integrate HR functions into an organization's strategic plan. With this qualification you can be employed as Employee Relations Specialist, Benefits Administrator, HR Supervisor, or Recruiter. The University is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and also a member of the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

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