Show the business world that you’re passionate about employees with a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resources. The DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management MBA in Human Resources program will expose you to areas such as planning, staffing, rewarding and developing talent. You’ll also hone your presentation and corporate-level communication skills, which are key areas in this field. 


If you’re interested in pursuing your passion for human resources, our MBA in Human Resources program may be the right choice for you. An MBA in Human Resources will help you understand the essentials of cultivating an organization’s people and culture. You will develop an understanding of management theory and practices, employment law, strategic HR management and more. As you build up your HR skillset, you will also gain knowledge and experience in business communication, business management theory and business acumen. 

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Master's Degree in Business Administration with Human Resources Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.



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what you'll learn

The MBA in Human Resources from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Business covers the following:

  • Technology
    Apply analytical tools and technology applications to develop analyses and solutions to address the needs of an organization and its stakeholders.
  • Collaboration
    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
  • Performance Measurement
    Create metrics to analyze organizational performance and inform improvement initiatives and strategically design objectives resulting in the efficient use of technology, human capital, organizational culture, leadership, workforce planning and talent management.
  • Problem Solving
    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
  • Strategic HR Management
    Synthesize the role of HR management and contribute to the progression and achievement of an organization’s strategic plan through partnership.
  • Human Resources Leadership
    Analyze and demonstrate an ability to implement and oversee middle to senior level Human Resource Management (HRM) functions, including change management, employment regulatory concerns and employee legal matters.
  • Management Theory and Practices
    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of enterprise-wide functions relevant in the global economy.

Accreditation Matters

Fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of our MBA in Human Resources program can consider careers such as:

  • Employee Compensation

  • Employee Analysis

  • Employee management

  • Labor Relations

"Each and every professor I had was great they were fun and related well with the students."

Clevitta Scott MBA – HR 2015

Program-Specific Courses

HRM530 Human Resources and Technology1
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change1
HRM593 Employment Law1


MGMT601 MBA Capstone

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
ECON545 Business Economics
FIN510 Corporate Finance
HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management1
INTL500 Global Perspectives for International Business
MGMT520 Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior1
MIS540 Innovation through Technology
MKTG525 Strategic Marketing

General Degree Courses

ACCT500 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics1
MATH534 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT501 Organizational Structures and Business Processes

1Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Human Resources Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.

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Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
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Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. *For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.