Anne McCafferty, MBA, SPHR, adjunct professor in Carlow University's MBA program.

When exactly did individuals become “human resources?” A new take on HR, this concentration examines what companies and organizations need to attract, motivate, and retain talent in today’s global economy. You’ll also look at the issues that are taking center stage in the HR world—such as diversity and inclusion, the importance of respect and dignity in the workplace, regulations (such as FLSA), health and safety, and budgeting.

QUICK FACTS: No GRE or GMAT required. Take courses online and/or in class.


Where Our Graduates Go


Recent Carlow graduates in the MBA program have been employed as Associate HR Advisor, Provider Contract Analyst, Product Manager, Financial Analyst, Payer Specialist, Senior Analyst, Management Contractor, Senior Account Analyst, and Portfolio Manager. 

This is a small sample of where Carlow graduates have recently found jobs:

  • BNY Mellon
  • Excela Health
  • Pittsburgh Mercy
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • UPMC
  • PNC
  • First National Bank

MBA Human Resource Management Course Information

Course Requirements: 36 credits
Degree: Master of Business Administration
Locations: Main Oakland Campus or Online

Notable Courses

MBA-777 Strategic Human Resource Management 

This course is an introduction to the role of the human resource professional as a key organizational stakeholder. Topics will include planning, recruitment and selection, total compensation administration, employee relations, budgeting, employment law, technology, and ethical practices.

MBA-778 Employment Law

This course provides a review of federal, state, and local laws affecting employers including discrimination, wage, and collective bargaining issues. Statues, regulations, executive orders and Court decisions will provide the student with both theoretical and pragmatic competencies in legal analysis of employment-related issues. The life of an employment case will be examined through case discussions and experiential learning. 

note: this is just a small sample of the variety of classes you'll be taking. for more details about these classes and more, please visit the Course Catalog section of our website.