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
Additionally, The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM™) has acknowledged that this program fully aligns with the SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Capella also offers career planning services and networking opportunities—including resources within the online Human Resources Student Center, as well as a virtual student chapter of SHRM™.
Capella and The Wall Street Journal: A collaboration that works for you
Capella University is collaborating 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.
Students in Capella’s MBA program also will have easy access to weekly article summaries — curated content, selected by experts at WSJ — in 16 business disciplines. They contain questions designed to develop the critical-thinking skills that you can leverage in your course work and on the job. It’s insight you can use at every step of your career — from impressing interviewers with your knowledge of business trends and company information to providing thought leadership in business roles.
*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 Marketable Credential Along the Way
Students in Capella’s MBA with a specialization in Human Resources Management program have the opportunity to earn a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Management. Comprised entirely of MBA courses, this certificate provides an opportunity to earn a marketable credential in as little as 8 months—while you progress through your program. Whether you’re making a career change or looking for advancement in your current field, Capella’s Business Management certificate will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and academic credential to support your goals.
To learn more about this certificate option and how to enroll, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.
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,