Master of Business Administration – Human Resources
This advanced degree program combines a bachelor’s degree with a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management. The Thomas College program in Human Resource Management is designed for the HR professional.
- Organizational Theory and Behavior
- Marketing Management
- Accounting for Management Decisions
- Management of Human Resources
- Economic Systems
- Financial Management
- Strategic Planning
You can explore paths in:
- Labor and industrial relations
- Human resources management
- Small business administration
- Education and nonprofit management
Thomas College has over 100 years of history in developing business leaders. Our name is known across New England as a leader in business because our students graduate with the right mix of skills, experience, and knowledge to get hired—and to continue to succeed throughout their careers.
In January 2016, Thomas College was named among the best and most affordable small colleges for a Human Resources degree and HR study. Our program was specifically highlighted for the dual degree option that is available for students to earn a BS in Management and MBA in Human Resources Management.
The Society for Human Resource Management confirms that the curriculum taught in the MBA-HR program aligns with the recommended requirements for HR degree programs in the SHRM HR Curriculum Guidebook and templates.
You can take…
- Organizational Theory and Behavior, which will help you understand traditional and contemporary methods for managing people effectively
- Management of Human Resources, which goes in-depth to develop your administrative skills and ability to take action in meaningful ways
- Strategic Planning, so that you can learn how to develop a meaningful plan for success based on an understanding of complex business plans, the environment, ethics, politics and more
You’ll graduate with the ability to…
- Engage in union-management negotiations
- Write and execute human resource policy
- Evaluate an organization’s financial position and its impact on internal and external decision-making processes
- Apply ethical concepts, managerial sills, and analytical methods to organizational strategy, structure, and cultural development
- Apply quantitative and qualitative decision-making tools to solve problems
- Identify appropriate human resource management concepts and strategies and apply them in real-world operations