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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. 

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

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



MBA Core (27 Semester Hours)
GEB 5878 Business Process Integration 1.5 semester hours
GEB 5930 Information Resources and Industry Analysis 1.5 semester hours
ACG 6309 Accounting for Decision Making 3.0 semester hours
MAN 6156 Management and Organizational Behavior 3.0 semester hours
QMB 6305 Quantitative Methods for Business 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 and Policy Formulation 3.0 semester hours

Students will take three of the four courses listed. Selection is based on advisor approval and course availability.

Human Resources Management Emphasis Courses (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
MAN 6317 Strategic Issues in Human Resources 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.