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MBA with a Focus on Human Resource Management + Legal Studies Online

Are you interested in deepening your understanding of how legislation and legal issues impact the workforce? Combining NKU’s human resources and legal stacks will help you develop that specialized, in-demand expertise.

In addition to the essential MBA courses, you will take the following six courses that will prepare you to be the liaison between the legal and HR departments.

  • Digital Commerce & the Law
  • Digital Privacy & Security
  • Emerging Technologies and the Law
  • Law for Digital Entrepreneurs
  • Talent Management
  • Training and Developing

Within these courses, you will learn skills such as training & development, governance, cybersecurity, emerging technologies, how to create a needs assessment, instructional design, lecturing, and how to properly complete an evaluation.

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Combine Dual Studies Into One MBA and Explore Career Opportunities Like These:

Compliance Director

Useful skills for this type of role:
  • Budgeting
  • Change Management
  • Risk Management
  • Regulatory Compliance

Average base salary: $103,824*

Human Resource Director

Useful skills for this type of role:
  • Leadership
  • Benefits & Compensation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Talent Management

Average base salary: $90,484*

Training Director

Useful skills for this type of role:
  • Organizational Development
  • Training Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Change Management

Average base salary: $89,616*

Business Development Manager

Useful skills for this type of role:
  • Account Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Financial Modeling
  • Strategy

Average base salary: $76,366*

*Average salary for position titles from payscale.com, September 2022. Does not include benefits commission, etc. Dependent on years of experience.


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