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Gain comprehensive knowledge of human resources principles and practices that can help you excel in your HR profession.
Learn how to make data-driven decisions that shape organizational change and provide skills across the company.
Receive personalized leadership coaching to build a valuable management skills plan.
Build an ePortfolio based on the real-world solutions that you develop in your coursework.
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For this team, it’s more than resumes and interview tips. It’s about thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your
life, not the other way around. That's why Capella offers two 100%
competency-based, online learning formats to best fit your needs.
Which learning format is right for you? Take our Path Finder Quiz.
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and
faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the
A self-paced learning format that puts you in control. Take courses
at your own speed, and move on to the next course whenever you’re
*This is only an estimate, using general program
pricing. Your price may be higher or lower depending on
your specialization, transfer credits, tuition discounts, and (in
FlexPath) the speed at which you move through the program. Fees,
including application fees and resource kits, are not included in
this estimate. The GuidedPath prices show the tuition you would pay
if you brought in the average number of transfer credits or the
maximum allowed transfer credits. The FlexPath prices show the
tuition you would pay if you brought in an average number of
transfer credits and you moved at the speed of a typical FlexPath
student or as quickly as the fastest FlexPath students (90th
percentile). New or recently revised programs base their estimate on
comparable programs. Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not
available for FlexPath.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
In Capella’s online MBA in Human Resource Management program, your
courses will focus on the application of business and HRM theories
that result in professional development, organizational growth, and
This course covers contemporary models of leadership and examines
behaviors and skills of effective leaders. Learners assess their own
leadership strengths and how to lead effectively in their work
settings. Learners also analyze ways in which leaders use their skills
to support innovation, change, and collaboration within organizations.
Must be taken during the first quarter by learners who have been
admitted to the MBA degree program. Cannot be fulfilled by
transfer or prior learning assessment.
|4 quarter credits|
Applied Business Analytics
This course introduces learners to business analytics and its role in
evidence-based decision making. Learners examine data and analytics
techniques that create relevant, actionable, and meaningful
|4 quarter credits|
Talent Acquisition and Workforce Planning
In this course, learners analyze approaches for forecasting staffing
needs, and attracting and retaining talent. Learners evaluate the
metrics used to measure the effectiveness of both recruiting and
staffing needs and processes. Learners also examine the impact of laws
and technology on the staffing environment.
Prerequisite(s): MBA learners must have completed HRM5310.
MS in Human Resource Management learners must have completed HRM5002.
|4 quarter credits|
Developing an Effective Workplace
In this course, learners focus on the role of the HR professional in
creating effective workplaces that support the needs of a diverse
workforce and contribute to alignment with organizational strategy.
Learners examine the elements of the organization which contribute to
leading and managing today’s workforce and learn the essential skills
for cultivating organizational commitment and facilitating employee
engagement in the workplace.
Prerequisite(s): MBA learners must have completed HRM5310. MS in
Human Resource Management learners must have completed HRM5002.
|4 quarter credits|
Strategic Human Resource Management
In this course, learners examine how human resource management (HRM)
impacts and supports strategic organizational goals. Using key HRM
principles, practices, and data, learners develop well-rounded
strategies to address HR related needs and opportunities for a
dynamic, multicultural, and global workforce.
For MBA learners only.
|4 quarter credits|
Earning your MBA can help prepare you to lead in a dynamic field as you explore these and other critical areas of focus.
Here are three questions to help determine your path for choosing an advanced degree in human resource management.
Which certifications are right for you and your next HR career move?
Competency-based education is valuable for human resource professionals, as students and in the hiring process.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online MBA in Human Resource Management.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
While the human resources field offers a variety of career paths and focus areas, some of the more common paths include:
Put yourself in a position to lead at a high level and make valuable contributions that help shape organizational success for local, state, or federal agencies.
Job titles to explore may include working as a human resources
manager, director of human resources, or vice president of human
resources for a variety of local or federal government agencies.
Make informed, practitioner-based decisions resulting in increased professional development, organizational growth, and enterprise sustainability.
Job titles to explore may include working as a human resources manager or human resources business partner for manufacturing organizations, hospitals, or government agencies.
Prescreen applications to generate a smaller group of qualified candidates and oversee the hiring process including interview questions, candidate ratings, and background checks.
Job titles to explore may include working as a talent acquisition manager for a firm or independently for large or small companies, government or nongovernment organizations, health care organizations, or local, national, or global entities.
Multiple factors, including prior experience, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.
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