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Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Development Online

Prepare for leadership roles in human resources with the knowledge and skills that will position you to be an asset in any organization.

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This 100% online MBA in Human Resource Development program can improve your professional opportunities, develop your HR expertise and hone your organizational leadership skills that prepare you to contribute to human resource management in almost any organization.

$10,950 Total Tuition

As few as 12 months Duration

30 Credit Hours

In the online Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Development from Pittsburg State University, you will expand your Human Resource content expertise in areas such as employee development and education, improved use of organizational resources, and performance analysis.

This MBA program is designed to build on foundational business administration topics while also introducing more complex theories and methods to provide you the skills to take on a more active leadership role. Coursework addresses decision-making skills and how to effectively implement policies to improve the resources and effectiveness of the entire organization.

This online program emphasizes broad preparation in the competencies required of business executives. Coursework includes quantitative business analysis, financial and marketing strategy, leadership management, and practical experience with case methods and simulations. Pitt State students are well-prepared for the job market—the placement rate for Pitt State graduates is approaching 90%.

In this AACSB-accredited program, you will:

Understand theories, principles, functions and roles associated with employee development, education and performance

Learn to plan strategic interventions intended to improve the resources and effectiveness of the entire organization

Gain foundational knowledge on how to implement management-control systems

Understand financial strategy, such as financial planning, capital budgeting and cost of capital

Learn to confidently perform marketing analysis and planning

Complete an experiential exercise in leadership and team-building

Potential career opportunities for graduates include:

  • HR generalist
  • senior manager
  • VP of operations
  • HR director
  • managerial positions that oversee training and development or compensation and benefits

The Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Prepare for success in today's workforce with a 100% online Professional MBA from Pittsburg State University's AACSB-accredited Kelce College of Business.



Pittsburg State University offers affordable tuition prices. Tuition for the MBA online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

$365 Per Credit Hour

$1,095 Per 3-Hour Course

$10,950 Total Tuition

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This MBA program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Get started at PSU—choose the date that works for you.

Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline Last Class Day
2019 Spring 1 01/14/19 12/20/18 01/07/19 01/09/19 01/11/19 03/01/19
2019 Spring 2 03/18/19 03/04/19 03/11/19 03/13/19 03/15/19 05/03/19
2019 Summer 06/03/19 05/20/19 05/27/19 05/29/19 05/31/19 07/19/19
2019 Fall 1 08/19/19 08/05/19 08/12/19 08/14/19 08/16/19 10/04/19
2019 Fall 2 10/14/19 09/30/19 10/07/19 10/09/19 10/11/19 11/29/19

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The admission process is the first step toward changing your life. Please review the requirements for entering the MBA in Human Resource Development online program at Pittsburg State University.



The MBA in Human Resource Development online curriculum is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours). Seven courses are core MBA competencies, and three are human resource specific.

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