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Strategic Human Resource Management, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 56 days
An effective and knowledgeable employee can drive a business to success. In the Colangelo College of Business' Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Emphasis in Strategic Human Resource Management, you learn to develop and foster the human capital essential to organizational progress. In the classes, you mature in your ability to process, integrate and apply knowledge in relevant ways.


With the MBA in human resources, you explore and discuss diversity in the workplace, employee development and the management of talent with peers in class discussions. You develop a strategic view of the human resources and evaluate the link between decision-making, management practices and the business bottom lines. You examine modern complexities such as mergers, acquisitions, downsizing and globalization as they relate to managing human resources.

This MBA in human resources management degree is aligned with the human resource competencies identified by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and provides competencies to lead and manage business enterprises ethically. In this MBA in human resources program, you become an informed critical thinker through research and the application of quantitative methods that transform raw data into useful information.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Telecommunications, emerging technologies and e-commerce applications
  • Business principles that encompass finance, accounting, economics, marketing and management
  • Impact of the global economy on organizational decision-making, planning and sourcing of organizational resources
  • Formulation and execution strategies within organizations and how to stay competitive in a global marketplace
  • Key concepts of leadership and strategic management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 56 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 500

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher.

All students must submit baccalaureate bearing college transcripts to meet the admission requirements of the University.

Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have a test score that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admissions requirements, students may be eligible to be admitted based on the Standards for Admission with Specification.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    560 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 560 USD per credit and a duration of 56 days.
  • National

    560 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 560 USD per credit and a duration of 56 days.
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