Master of Arts in Human Resources:  A curriculum designed to fit your personal interests

The Lindner College of Business Master of Arts in Human Resources is a rigorous and intensive program that prepares professionals to serve in leadership roles as a senior management team member in human resources.

Required coursework includes 30 semester credit hours in total (beyond any needed courses to satisfy the pre-requisite requirements).  The program can be completed in as few as two semesters.

The Basic Business Knowledge (BBK) requirements for all master's degrees offered in the Lindner College of Business are met by the pre-requisite classes in Business Analytics, Finance, and Economics along with Financial Accounting in the first semester.

Curriculum (30 credits + BBK if needed)

  Course No. Course Title Credits

Foundations (BBK)
8 credits*


MGMT 7000 Organizations 2
MKTG 7000 Marketing Foundations 1
ACCT 7000 Foundations in Accounting 2
FIN 7000 Foundations in Finance 1
BANA 7011 or
BANA 7038

Data Analysis or
Data Analysis Methods

* Waived for students with undergraduate business degrees
22 credits
MGMT 7014 Leadership and Organizations 2
MGMT 7016 Negotiations 2
BLAW 8018 Employment Law
ECON 7061 Economics of HR 2
MGMT 8084 Global Diversity 2
MGMT 7015 Business Ethics 2
MGMT 7012 Strategic Management 2
MGMT 7017 Managing Across Cultures 2
MGMT 8078 Compensation 2
MGMT 8080 Benefits 2
BANA 7019 HR Analytics 2
BA 7077 Career Management (full-time students only)
6 credits
MGMT 8087 Talent Acquisition and Staffing 2
MGMT 7084 Managing Organizational Change 2
MGMT 7085 Leadership 2
MGMT 7087 High Performing Teams 2
Capstone MGMT 8092 Master of Arts in Human Resources Capstone 2