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Master of Business Administration - Human Resources Management

Upper Iowa University



The Upper Iowa University Master in Business Administration degree program provides graduates with current theories, concepts and learning models necessary to assume leadership roles in their organization. Skill and competence in specific business areas are developed through individual and group assignments that combine theory with practical examples. Students work both individually and interact as members of problem solving teams to apply relevant theories to practical case study situations. The program provides a balance of quantitative and qualitative studies to strengthen contemporary managerial skills.

Students in the MBA program with an emphasis on Human Resource Management will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in the field of human resources in terms of staffing a competitive, team-centered environment. Students will be expected to demonstrate substantial knowledge in the field of human resources including, but not limited to:

  • Employment laws related to application and hiring procedures
  • The differentiation between compensation and benefits packages
  • The formulation of a plan for downsizing an organization
  • The ability to design and implement a succession plan
  • Crisis management issues related to human resources
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and methods for developing human resources in an organization through training programs.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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