MBA Human Resources
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Aug 19, 2024

Foster an Effective Workplace With a Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Management

With a human resources MBA, you can prepare to impact private and public sectors and be better equipped to meet the challenges and demands of a fast-paced work environment. By pursuing an MBA in human resources management at Liberty, you will study under professors who have advanced degrees and are dedicated to your success. Prepare to strengthen your organization or begin a new career in HR management with our MBA in human resources degree. 

As you search for an MBA in human resource management, we understand that quality is a priority. That is why our MBA faculty have terminal degrees and our classes are designed around cutting-edge research and methods within the field. As you manage and develop company culture, your professors will challenge and seek to develop your understanding so that you can be better equipped to succeed in the field.

Our campus in Lynchburg, Va., is home to our School of Business housed in a 3-story, 78,000-square-foot building that opened its doors in Fall 2019. The School of Business provides you with an environment full of the latest technology to help prepare you for your future in the business world. Among its many features is the stock market trading room outfitted with a live stock ticker and Bloomberg terminals that allow you to make real-time trades with Wall Street companies.

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Award-Winning Campus

At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 3 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Human Resources Master’s Program?

Choose an MBA program in human resources that is known for getting results:

  • Our residential MBA faculty have advanced degrees.
  • Our graduates work for the “Big Four” accounting firms: Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG).
  • Liberty graduates have also gone on to work for companies like Apple and Google.

Our human resources track can help equip you with the specific skill set that employers are looking for in leadership. An MBA in human resource management can help provide the skills you need to navigate dynamic workplace environments. Taught by a faculty of seasoned industry professionals from a Christian worldview, Liberty’s MBA in Human Resources can help equip you to conquer the challenges of HR management with integrity.

What Will You Learn in Our HR Management Degree? 

In Liberty’s MBA in Human Resources degree, you will study vital competencies in staff management, workforce planning, hiring processes, and conflict resolution. Your professors are experts in their field and will give you essential context to apply these skills to real-world challenges. Learn how to manage compensation, create strong company communication, and develop systems to train both new hires and seasoned team members.

You will also study vital business concepts in finance, business law, market research, organizational design, global economics, and operations management. The blend of courses that we offer allows you to form connections between different areas of business administration and human resources. This can help make you a valuable asset to your company or organization and provide the flexibility you need to conquer the ever-changing challenges of the business world.

View the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below for more information!

Featured Courses

BUSI 643 – Workforce Planning and Employment

BUSI 644 – Human Resources Development

BUSI 645 – Compensation Management

BUSI 650 – Operations Management


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MBA in Human Resources Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Human Resources MBA Degree Graduates

If you are looking for a career in human resources, our MBA in Human Resources is an excellent step toward a career in HR. Whether you are seeking to become a workforce manager and manage the utilization of employees or optimize a system for training and new hires, Liberty University seeks to partner with you so you can achieve your goals. 

With our MBA in HR, you can become better equipped to work in a field with a higher-than-average (10%) job growth rate.* Some careers you may be interested in pursuing are: 

  • College instructor
  • Corporate development associate
  • Entrepreneur/business owner
  • Human resource manager
  • Product manager
  • Workforce manager

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Human Resource Specialists (viewed online February 21, 2022). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Highlights of Our Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Degree

Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • At least 15 hours of upper level (300-400 level) undergraduate coursework in business or our BMAL 590 course with a graduate GPA of 3.0
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account