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What is the one resource every business needs to succeed? People. In every organization in every industry, companies need employees and leaders with the talent and skill to staff every department. From operations to management to marketing to administration to, yes, even HR departments, people are core to business. And those companies and employees need HR professionals to help enact policies, train new talent, negotiate benefits, and more.
If you’re ready learn what it takes to pursue an HR career, Bryant & Stratton College has the bachelor’s degree in human resources management you need to succeed in any company and every industry.
Our Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management gives students the educational background necessary to pursue key HR positions and careers in nearly every aspect of the business field. As companies across a multitude of industries have the need for skilled human resources personnel, graduates have the opportunity to pursue career opportunities in human resources across a wide range of organizations. Whether in the nonprofit field, the public sector, healthcare, manufacturing or many other professions, graduates will have the skills needed to pursue job opportunities in HR.
A diverse course load will introduce students to local, state and federal employment laws; ethical business practices; vital details in compensation and benefits; employee training; how to cultivate a positive company culture; initiate HR technology applications; staffing and other key administration skills. Whether they complete the bachelor’s degree in human resources management online or on campus, graduates will possess the knowledge to effectively make strategic decisions to maximize organizational productivity and profitability through staffing, payroll, benefits and more.
Bryant & Stratton College’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources has been recognized by the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) as aligning with their HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. That means our BBA in HR program is authorized to award professional development credits for SHRM members to count toward certification for SHRM Certified Professionals (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professionals (SHRM-SCP®).
The SHRM Certification and Recertification programs empower individuals and businesses to maximize human potential by elevating the HR profession. Through these certification programs, HR professionals are able to hone their skills and develop their knowledgebase, ensuring a high standard of human resource management. Upon successful completion of the certification exam, credential holders are required to recertify every three years by earning 60 professional development credits (PDCs) or retesting within the three-year cycle.
At Bryant & Stratton, our faculty and staff work with you to ensure you are earning the maximum PDCs possible as you earn your degree. Our BBA in HR aligns with one or more components outlined in the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (BASK™), the foundation of SHRM certification and recertification.
The Human Resources bachelor's of business administration degree program is available for study with Bryant & Stratton College Online. The online Human Resources bachelor’s degree program follows the same outcomes and curriculum as the campus-based program with the added flexibility and convenience of an online program.
Credits earned in online classes at Bryant & Stratton College are the same as credits earned in campus-based classes at Bryant & Stratton College.
Changing employment laws and the increasing complexity of modern business mean that human resources managers are in demand. A Human Resources bachelor’s degree can prepare you for this leadership role. Human resource managers create an essential link between leadership and employees as they plan, coordinate, and oversee business practices related to employee hiring, benefits and resources.
Major Requirements (87 credits)
To learn more about the courses in the Human Resources bachelor's degree program, please refer to our course catalog.
Are you ready to become a well-qualified HR professional? With online classes and campus locations in Virginia and Wisconsin, Bryant & Stratton College offers the education you need to pursue HR career opportunities in any company in any industry, anywhere in the world. Start your PTA journey by contacting us today.