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Human Resource Management

Master of Business Administration

Motivate, engage and empower people

The MBA in human resource management program provides you with a solid foundation in advanced business and management with a specialization in human resources. Earn your MBA degree at Lynn University and prepare for a variety of human resource jobs.

With Lynn’s MBA program, you’ll gain a broad education in human resource management—from employee retention to financial administration. You’ll also explore mergers and acquisitions, plus a range of labor laws and occupational safety and insurance regulations. With the instruction and training this MBA program provides, graduates can go on to work in senior- and executive-level human resource jobs.

What you’ll learn in the human resource management program

  • Identify employee needs and align them with the employer 
  • Plan, recruit, train, discipline and assess employees 
  • Employee benefits, incentives, pay and compensation systems

Online MBA

Working full time? Have family obligations? Earn your MBA completely online and get the flexibility you need.

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iPad-powered learning
iPad-powered learning

Embrace new ideas and experience technologies that make learning more dynamic than you ever imagined.


Learning doesn’t get more innovative than this. 

At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials. 

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Beyond the classroom

Step outside the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning opportunities and real-world experiences.

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Learning is more than sitting in a classroom 

Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. 

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Human resource management curriculum

The MBA in human resource management program gives you a strong background in understanding the relationship between employees and employers. Not only will you learn in the classroom, but also gain hands-on experience. So when you graduate you will be confident and ready to work in the human resource industry. 

Graduates must complete a total of 36 credits in the following categories: 

  • 18 MBA foundational credits
  • 9 elective credits 
  • 9 specialization credits 

Course preview

MBA 605 Managing Human Resources
Study human resource management in the corporate environment. Focus on topics encompassing planning, recruitment, training and development, appraising performance measures, incentive awards, employee benefits, safety and health, and how to create a high-performance work environment by a team of individuals. 

MBA 606 Labor Relations
Address labor-management relations in managing human resources. Explore a wide range of issues such as labor law, employee and management rights and responsibilities, collective bargaining/negotiation, impasse resolution (mediation, fact-finding, and arbitration), contract administration, employee disciplinary actions and grievance process management. 

MBA 607 Benefits and Compensation Management
Study management of employee benefits, incentives, pay and compensation systems, insurance and occupational safety, law and regulations on employee benefits, retirement benefits and alternative methods of employee reward systems.

Human resource jobs and careers

Human resource management touches every industry, so there is always a need for human resource professionals. With this MBA from Lynn, you will develop important leadership skills needed to move ahead and compete for coveted senior- and executive-level human resource jobs, such as:

  • Front office manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Employee relations manager
  • Employee compensation and benefits manager
  • Recruiter/employment and placement manager
  • Information systems manager

Graduates of Lynn’s MBA program have gone to work for many well-known companies, including:

  • ADT
  • Boca Raton Resort & Club
  • The Buzz Agency
  • ESPN
  • Jarden Consumer Solutions
  • Expedia/Hotwire
  • JM Family Enterprise
  • Miami Dolphins
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Signature Aviation
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
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