Online MLRHR Degree Requirements


The MLRHR program consists of a minimum of thirty-three semester hours. The program is delivered entirely online to accommodate all students, including those who are currently working. While a majority of enrollees are part-time students, the program also enrolls many full-time students. Full-time students usually take three semesters to complete the degree.

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Required Courses: 24 Credit Hours – 8 Courses
Course Title Credits
MGT 600 HR Management Metrics and Analytics 3
MGT 601 Managing Human Resources 3
MGT 605 Organizational Development 3
MGT 640 Total Rewards, Compensation and Benefits 3
MGT 641 Staffing and Performance Management 3
MGT 651 Collective Bargaining 3
MGT 652 Human Resource Development 3
MGT 661 Strategic Human Resource Management 3
Elective Courses: 9 Credit Hours 

Students select an additional nine credit hours of 500 or 600 level MGT courses to complete the requirements for the degree. Students may also take courses outside of the department, but must be chosen with prior consent of the student's advisor.

Course Title Credit
MGT 501 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 504 Organizational Theory and Design 3
MGT 522 Labor Law 3
MGT 531 Employment Practices Law 3
MGT 543 Entrepreneurship 3
MGT 557 Human Resource Information Systems 3
MGT 577 Managerial Skill Development 3
MGT 587 International Management 3
MGT 602 Advanced Wage and Employment Theory 3
MGT 603 Organizational Diagnostics 3
MGT 604 Leadership and Interpersonal Effectiveness 3
MGT 686 Current Problems in Management & Labor Relations 3
MGT 690 Professional Internship 1-3
MGT 698 Independent Study 1-3
Exit Requirement: HRCI Exam

All students admitted into the MLRHR program after Summer 2021 will be required to take the HRCI credentials examination that is appropriate for their career stage. This will be taken in their last semester of study and is paid for by the college. Students documenting current PHR or SPHR certification may have this requirement waived.

For information regarding degree requirements for the MLRHR program, please contact our Graduate Business Advising Office, at or 216.687.3730.

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