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On Campus
Est. time to complete:

2 years
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Help others succeed with an M.B.A. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management.
In the Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management M.B.A. program, you'll study the processes, structures, and behaviors that fit together to define all types of business organizations. In addition, students learn the practices and skills necessary for the major Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management functions, such as, compensation, selection and placement, health and safety, and organizational change. The evolution of organizations to manage faster transitions has become a way of life.

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Why Earn an Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Masters?

In the M.B.A. with a concentration in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, you will examine the business organization in terms of structure, process, and behavior. The concentration’s primary focus is on human resources and their contribution to a firm’s competitive advantage.

This concentration includes seminars that cover the practices and skills necessary for the primary human resources management functions, such as compensation, selection and placement, and labor relations. Other seminars provide an in-depth study of leadership and the process of organizational change.

Marketable Skills
  • Team work
  • Leadership
  • Quantitative analysis of business situations
  • Principles of ethical conduct
  • Motivate performance and commitment

Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Master's Highlights

Courses cover compensation, labor relations, leadership, individual and organizational change, selection and placement, and understanding work behavior.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business ranked 9th in Texas and 61st in the South by
UNT’s proximity opens up a wealth of career, networking and internship opportunities. UNT is nestled in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, home to the nation’s fourth largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies.
With a student body of more than 8,000 students, the UNT G. Brint Ryan College of Business is one of the largest colleges of business in the nation.
When you graduate from the G. Brint Ryan College of Business, you join a network of 50,000 alumni. More than 700 of our graduates are CEOs or presidents of organizations.
The G. Brint Ryan College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the nation and contributes to the economic development of the region. Top-ranked programs include the nationally recognized logistics and supply chain management program and online M.B.A.

Career Outlook

Career opportunities after you complete the M.B.A. program through the Department of Management are abundant. Individuals with established career paths will have the opportunity to gain the broader, more general perspective necessary for promotion to top managerial positions. As a professional within the field of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management you will find your career specialization reinforced with this degree.

Career possibilities include:

  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Compliance Officer
  • Compensations and Benefits Manager

Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Master's Courses You Could Take

Introduction to the Business Decision Process (3 hrs)
Emphasis on model assumptions, applying the correct statistical model and interpreting the results. Topics include simple regression, multiple regression (e.g., qualitative variable coding, model building) and experimental design (e.g., completely randomized design, randomized block design, multi-factor designs).
Financial Management (3 hrs)
Tools and techniques used and proposed in corporate financial management. Analysis of the investment and financing decisions and the environment in which such decisions are made are covered in readings, case problems and class discussion.
Marketing Management (3 hrs)
Application of concepts, tools and procedures employed by practicing marketing managers. Specific attention is given to product development and management, promotion development and management, channel selection and management, physical distribution management, and price setting and management. Students acquire skills in the essentials of case analysis and written as well as oral presentation of their analysis. Oral presentations may be made using electronic media. Groups may be required for case work.
Organizational Behavior and Analysis (3 hrs)
Research emphasis in organizational behavior stressing organization-people linkages and interrelationships, including selection, orientation and training; job design and reward systems; supervision; formal participation schemes; appraisals and development; organizational structure and design; communications; control; and conflict resolution.
Leveraging Information Technology for Business (3 hrs)
Examines the role of information technology (IT) in an organization’s operations, processes and strategy. Challenges students to develop and apply critical thinking skills to understand how to leverage IT to address organizational issues by understanding how, why and where IT is used in organizations.
Accounting for Management (3 hrs)
Designed to provide an understanding of managerial accounting data in making business decisions. Cases, readings and projects are used to examine a wide variety of managerial topics.

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