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University of Bridgeport Human Resources Management

The MBA with a Human Resources Management concentration prepares students for leadership in a global technological world. The program provides extensive training for the practice of managing human resources in a range of businesses and corporations. We offer an ethically-based management program with a focus on understanding the strategic importance of an organization’s most valuable asset—its people. Establish an in-depth knowledge of tactical and policy development, organizational behavior and contemporary issues and challenges.

This concentration can also be completed entirely online.

Summary of Requirements

MBA Program Curriculum (total of 36 credits)

Starting Fall 2017, the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is launching a new 36-credit MBA program. For details about a previous Program of Study, please visit the UB Catalog or speak with your academic advisor. 

The MBA program is made up of three course components: Core, Concentration, and Capstone.

Core Courses (18 credits)

In the six core courses you will apply the theory from the foundation coursework through cases and real-world exercises.

  • ACCT 505 Managerial & Cost Accounting (3 credits)
  • FIN 505 Advanced Financial Management & Policy (3 credits)
  • ITKM 505 Information Systems & Knowledge Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 505 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MKTG 505 Marketing & Branding (3 credits)
  • MGMT 555 Global Program & Project Management (3 credits)

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

  • MGMT 511 Human Resources Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 512 Organizational Development (3 credits)
  • MGMT 515 Workforce Assessment (3 credits)

Capstone Courses (9 credits)

Integration Course (required)

  • BUCP 597 Policy & Strategy (3 credits)

Practicum (select one)

  • MGMT 582 Business Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 589 Cases in Ethics, Innovation, & Leadership (3 credits)
  • GLDP 501 Research Methods (3 credits)

Experiential Course (select one)

  • MGMT 582 Business Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 589 Cases in Ethics, Innovation, & Leadership (3 credits)
  • BUCP 598 Thesis (3 credits)
  • BUCP 599 Internship (3 credits)

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Nov
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School of Business Online Webinar
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Students interested in University of Bridgeport’s graduate programs in the School of Business are invited to an online webinar to learn more information.

The online information session will be held on Tuesday November 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm and will provide you with the opportunity to hear from Dr. Carrie Picardi about the importance of Human Resources Management in today’s business industry. The session will also feature information about the available program options and the application process, as well as provide an opportunity for questions.

Register here.

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