Online MBA Today Publishes Ranking of Top 50 Online MBA Programs in Human Resource Management

SEATTLE, March 22, 2023 / 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 ( 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.

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