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  • MBA (Human Resource Management)

Advance your career in the human resource industry segment with this concentration where you will gain management training and knowledge specializing in all areas of human resources.

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33 Credit Hours
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Lowest Tuition in Central KY
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The Midway University online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management is designed to prepare business graduates for this important industry segment. The program will give students management training and knowledge specializing in all areas of human resources. Coursework in this program areas covers specific human resource topics of legal and ethical issues of management, understanding talent management, using data for decision-making, and strategic performance management.

The concentration also covers all the major areas on the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification exam.

In this online Human Resource Management program, you’ll learn how to:

  • Describe the HRM function and its role supporting organizational strategy
  • Perform staffing functions, such as job analysis, HR planning, recruiting, and talent selection
  • Structure appropriate and compelling compensation and reward plans that encourage performance and motivate employees
  • Describe the impact of corporate culture and atmosphere on downsizing, performing, disciplinary actions, grievances, and termination
  • Address legal and safety standards affecting employees

Most Affordable MBA in the Region

Midway University is proud to offer one of the most affordable MBA degrees in the region. In fact, we recently lowered tuition to $475 per credit hour. Students only need to earn 33 credit hours* to complete the Human Resource Management MBA program – That’s just $16,675 to earn the degree. Additionally, students can earn their degree in just 15 months – saving time, as well as money.

*If the applicant’s degree is not in the area of business, in addition to the listed 30 hours for the general curriculum the student must successfully complete BUSM 501 Foundations of Graduate Business (an additional 3 credit hour course) within the first term of enrollment in the MBA program.

Program Highlights

The online Masters of Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management is designed to prepare leaders in the field of Human Resource Management.

Dr. Mark Gill, Dean of the School of Business, Equine and Sport Studies explains more about this unique online MBA program at Midway University.


Frequently Asked Questions

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We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email

Midway’s MBA program is one of the shortest in Kentucky and therefore, one of the most affordable. Complete just 30 credit hours for the general MBA or 33 credit hours for an MBA with an area of concentration. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.

No there is no requirement for students to take the GRE or GMAT to apply for admission into this program. The admission requirement for this program is a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. The admissions application process includes completing an application and submitting a resume.
No more than six credit hours from a regionally accredited institution will be accepted in transfer into a graduate program.

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.

Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.

Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.

Career Outlook

How can an MBA degree work for you?

The solid knowledge base gained while completing this program ensures that students possess the transferable skills needed to successfully execute major career transitions.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for human resource managers was $126,230 in May 2021. Employment in this field is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030. Employment growth is expected to be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which should require more workers to manage these operations.

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Small Classes

Our average class size is 17 students allowing more interaction with faculty.

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Annually 99% of our traditional undergraduates receive institutional aid.

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Personalized Attention

Our student to faculty ratio is 15 students to 1 faculty member.

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Mark Gill
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Dean, School of Business, Equine and Sport Studies