MBA – Human Resource Management

MBA – Human Resource Management

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The Midway University 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. Course work 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 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 employee
  • Describe the impact of corporate culture and atmosphere on downsizing, performing, disciplinary actions, grievances, and termination
  • Address legal and safety standards affecting employees

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 management occupations was $102,590 in May 2017, which was the highest wage of all the major occupational groups. The employment of management occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, which will result in about 807,300 new jobs. 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.

Why Midway?

17:1

student-to-faculty ratio

Affordability

90% of students receive some form of financial assistance

Support

meet faculty face-to-face to get in-person assistance even as an online student

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

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 admissions@midway.edu.

How much will it cost?

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.

Is the GRE or GMAT required for admission into the program?

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.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

No more than six credit hours from a regionally accredited institution will be accepted in transfer into a graduate program.

What are my financial aid options?

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.

What support services are available for online and evening 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.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at admissions@midway.edu.

A Peek Inside Our Program

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