Capella University's online MBA in Human Resource Management program prepares you to contribute strategically to a business' overall success. This program focuses on immediate application of the knowledge, competencies, and skills necessary to integrate business and human-resource strategies.
To help you build a solid foundation of business knowledge and high-level skills, our online MBA program offers:
- Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
- Simulation scenarios and a personalized capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
- MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, including current business information, events, networking, and exchanges with experts, faculty, and peers
- Mobile-access learning that fits into your busy lifestyle
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that Capella University’s BS in Business specialization in HR Management, MBA specialization in HR Management, and MS in Human Resource Management fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
Capella University is recognized by www.shrmcertification.org.to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. Each course is valid for 30 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you
Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access* to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.
The annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by WSJ, helps inspire our students to reach their potential. Each year, three eligible business students are recognized as business leaders and given the opportunity to visit Wall Street, the epicenter of U.S. business. The 2016 award recipients will travel to New York City to visit WSJ headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, and much more.
*To be eligible for full digital access to WSJ.com, students must have successfully completed their first course and be currently enrolled.
FlexPath: A More Direct Path to Your Degree
FlexPath can help you earn your degree on your own schedule, at your own pace — with the potential to save you time and money. FlexPath self-paced learning allows you to move quickly through subjects you’re more familiar with or more slowly as needed. You’ll develop the same mastery — and earn the same degree — as the structured version of your degree program, only in a more efficient, more personalized way. Learn more about FlexPath self-paced learning.
Earn a Certificate as you work toward your MBA
Students in Capella’s MBA program with a specialization in Human Resource Management can apply for a graduate certificate in Business Management, an additional benefit that can help you go further in your career.
Once you’ve been admitted to the certificate program, you will be eligible to take MBA courses that can be applied toward this marketable credential. You can complete the courses to earn the graduate certificate in as few as 8 months, all while you progress through your MBA program.
Email an enrollment counselor to learn more about requirement to apply for this great opportunity to earn a graduate certificate.
With your Master's in Human Resource Management from Capella, you'll learn to analyze human resource data trends and issues from a global perspective. You'll also learn how to integrate human resource management and business best practices to enable human capital acquisition, development and retention. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.
Common jobs with an online program in human resource management include human capital specialist/ manager, human resource manager, internal and external human resource consultant, labor relations specialist/ manager, staffing specialist/manager or talent acquisition specialist/manager. Potential workplaces include corporation, government, human resource consulting firm, manufacturing, nonprofit organization or P–12 private or public school.
Earn Credit for What You Already Know
Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more,