Online MBA Today Publishes Ranking of Top 50 Online MBA Programs in Human Resource Management
SEATTLE, March 22, 2017 / via PRNewswire/ Most business leaders will agree that employees are an organization’s most valuable and appreciable assets. Time, money, and effort are given to recruit, train, and retain employees for the benefit of ethos and the bottom line. Human Resource Professionals play a vital role in the process of managing employees within for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
Comprehensive guide to online MBA programs, Online MBA Today (http://www.onlinembatoday.com/) has published a new ranking of the 50 best online MBA programs in Human Resource Management.
For this ranking, Online MBA Today began with a list of 380 online Master’s of Business Administration programs. Each was vetted according to the quality of its business management foundation and whether or not it had a concentrated curriculum in human resource management.
Each program was then ranked based on the following five factors: estimated tuition cost; regional and business accreditations; estimated early career salary; prestige; and overall graduation rates. The data for this ranking was taken from the most recent and publicly available sources, including PayScale, US News and World Report, the Princeton Review, the Financial Times, Quacquarelli Symonds, and the National Center for Education Statistics. Data was gathered for each degree, weighted equally, and averaged to find the top online MBA programs in human resource management.
Placing first in this ranking is Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Saint Joseph’s University Erivan K. Haub School of Business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, placed second, and Temple University Fox School of Business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, placed third.
Other schools making the ranking include (alphabetically ordered):
Albertus Magnus College — New Haven, Connecticut
American InterContinental University — Schaumburg, Illinois
Belhaven University — Jackson, Mississippi
Bellevue University — Bellevue, Nebraska
Bryan College — Dayton, Tennessee
California Lutheran University — Thousand Oaks, California
California State University, Dominguez Hills — Carson, California
Campbellsville University — Campbellsville, Kentucky
Central Michigan University — Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Champlain College — Burlington, Vermont
City University of Seattle — Seattle, Washington
Clarkson University — Potsdam, New York
Columbia College — Columbia, Missouri
Concordia University Wisconsin — Mequon, Wisconsin
Davenport University — Grand Rapids, Michigan
DeSales University — Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Endicott College — Beverly, Massachusetts
Fort Hays State University — Hays, Kansas
Johnson and Wales University — Providence, Rhode Island
Liberty University — Lynchburg, Virginia
Lynn University — Boca Raton, Florida
Maryville University — St. Louis, Missouri
McKendree University — Lebanon, Illinois
Montclair State University — Montclair, New Jersey
Mount Vernon Nazarene University — Mount Vernon, Ohio
National University — La Jolla, California
North Greenville University — Tigerville, South Carolina
North Park University — Chicago, Illinois
Nova Southeastern University — Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Park University — Parkville, Missouri
Regent University — Virginia Beach, Virginia
Saint Leo University — Saint Leo, Florida
Southern New Hampshire University — Manchester, New Hampshire
Tennessee Technological University — Cookeville, Tennessee
University of Baltimore — Baltimore, Maryland
University of Houston-Clear Lake — Houston, Texas
University of Houston-Victoria — Victoria, Texas
University of Mary — Bismarck, North Dakota
University of Nebraska at Kearney — Kearney, Nebraska
University of North Alabama — Florence, Alabama
University of Saint Mary — Leavenworth, Kansas
University of St. Francis — Joliet, Illinois
University of the Incarnate Word — San Antonio, Texas
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater — Whitewater, Wisconsin
Upper Iowa University — Fayette, Iowa
Wayne State University — Detroit, Michigan
Webster University — St Louis, Missouri
An online MBA in human resource management can be a great asset to any prospective human resource professional. Flexible programs like those in this ranking can allow a professional to gain the critical education to advance his or her career while gaining the important experience needed for most HR roles.
Managers and professionals in the human resource field play a vital role in the health and success of an organization. Tammie Cagle, editor at Online MBA Today, says, “Human resource professionals will need to be comfortable and knowledgeable in collaborating and leading teams, as well as have skills and knowledge in business legality issues, employee benefits, and change management. The ranking of the Top 50 Online MBA programs in Human Resources Management will help prospective students find the best match to start their master’s program and launch their future leadership careers.”
Online MBA Today is an online comprehensive resource for information about online MBA degrees. The site publishes news updates, in depth school profiles, interviews, rankings, scholarship opportunities, success stories, and more.