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Master of Business Administration - Human Resource Management Concentration, MBA
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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION  •  39 CREDITS  •  BA HMRS MBA

Students in Davenport's Master of Business Administration's Human Resources Concentration program are exposed to a wide variety of human resources' topics that challenge twenty-first century businesses. This program emphasizes systemic and strategic problem-solving skills that are essential to the human resources professional.

The Human Resources Concentration is aligned with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) educational standards for human resources professionals. Eligible students can prepare for and take the SHRM Certified Professional (CP) exam at the end of their program.

MBA CURRICULUM

Davenport University’s 39 credit MBA program is designed for those early in their business careers and entrepreneurial endeavors, and those mid to senior-level managers looking to sharpen their professional skills. The student will complete a set of core requirements prior to proceeding to concentration courses.  

Foundations of Business Requirements

All students admitted into the Davenport University 39 credit MBA are expected to have the necessary business foundations prior to entering the 600-level courses. Students without an earned grade of C or better within the last eight years in undergraduate course work in the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing and statistics will be required to take these foundational business (500-level) courses.

Students who have a 2.75 cumulative GPA in a bachelor’s degree in business or a business related field will not be required to complete the Foundations of Business courses.

Foundation courses for non-business undergraduate majors:

ACCT510    Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUSN520    Management and Marketing
FINC510    Foundations of Financial Management
STAT500    Statistics for Business

Which class should I take? When should I take it?
2018-2019 Recommended Program Sequence for MBA - Human Resource Management Concentration and printable pdf download

Core Courses24 cr.
ACCT640Managerial Accounting3 cr.
BUSN688Quantitative Business Analysis3 cr.
ECON625Managerial Economics3 cr.
FINC620Corporate Finance3 cr.
LEGL710Ethical and Legal Framework for 21st Century Business3 cr.
MGMT653Leading Organizations3 cr.
MGMT757Operations and Supply Chain Management3 cr.
MKTG610Marketing Strategies 3 cr.
Concentration Courses12 cr.
HRMG700Managing Human Resources3 cr.
HRMG720Employment Law and Labor Relations3 cr.
HRMG725Finance of Compensation and Benefits3 cr.
HRMG750Organizational Development and Training3 cr.
Capstone3 cr.
CAPS794Business Integration Capstone3 cr.