McKendree's Human Resources MBA Program Ranks Among Most Affordable

(RADCLIFF, Ky., November 30, 2015) - McKendree University has been ranked among the most affordable human resources master’s in business administration (MBA) degree programs by Human Resources MBA. This ranking was created using the National Center for Education Statistics' College Navigator database. From more than 100 schools offering advanced HR-related degrees, the 50 most affordable accredited programs were selected based on graduate tuition. McKendree was ranked 22nd.

The Human Resource Management Concentration MBA is available at McKendree’s Radcliff, Ky. campus. It focuses on the knowledge, analytical skills, and leadership abilities needed for senior-level HR jobs. The 36-credit curriculum has been formally aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) guidelines to equip graduates for human resources certification.

“McKendree’s MBA program has a tradition of being recognized for both quality and affordability," said Dr. Roxanne Beard, director of the university’s MBA program and associate professor of organization behavior and leadership. “Nationwide, the need for human resource professionals continues to grow, as there are more positions available than we have trained professionals. Because our curriculum is built on the SHRM Assurance of Learning criteria, employers know our graduates are well prepared to step in and lead this important function.”

Serving Kentucky students for over 40 years, McKendree University’s Louisville and Radcliff campuses offer an associate degree in business administration and bachelor’s degrees in business administration, marketing, accounting, management and human resources; computer information systems, information technology and nursing. The master’s program includes degrees in business administration, dual MBA-MSN, nursing management, nursing education and nursing palliative care.

Developed for the working professional and military members, classes are offered in accelerated four and six-week blended in-class and online formats.

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