Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management Emphasis

The program of study leading to the MBA with an Emphasis in Human Resource Management is 36 credit hours and develops the student’s ability to evaluate the relationship between human resource management and organizational strategy. Students learn how to conduct effective interviews and evaluate bases of pay, including incentives and pay for performance systems. Ethical issues related to compensation and benefits are addressed and students learn to design and develop effective training programs. 

In addition to foundational proficiencies, candidates are expected to have completed the equivalent of one of the following UWF courses:

MAN 3301 Human Resources Management
GEB 5816 MBA Foundations: Principles of Human Resources Management


Academic Learning Plan - MBA with Human Resources Mgmt Emphasis (doc)

MBA Core (27 Semester Hours) 

Please visit the UWF Graduate Catalog for course descriptions.

GEB 5878 Business Process Integration 1.5 Semester Hours
GEB 5930 Information Resources and Industry Analysis 1.5 Semester Hours
ACG 6309 Accounting Aspects of Business Policy Determination 3.0 Semester Hours
MAN 6156 Management and Organizational Behavior 3.0 Semester Hours
*MAN 6317 Strategic Issues in Human Resources Management 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 6137 Business Analytics 3.0 Semester Hours
ECP 6705 Advanced Managerial Economics 3.0 Semester Hours
FIN 6406 Financial Management 3.0 Semester Hours
MAR 6815 Marketing Management 3.0 Semester Hours
MAN 6721 Strategic Management 3.0 Semester Hours
    27.0 Semester Hours

*Students take MAN 6317 in lieu of GEB 6895 

Specialization (9 Semester Hours)

MAN 5331 Compensation and Benefits    3.0 Semester Hours
MAN 5351  Recruitment and Selection 3.0 Semester Hours
MAN 5347 Performance Management  3.0 Semester Hours
Total Hours 36.0 Semester Hours

Accredited by AACSB International

We are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.