Human Resource Management (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Earn an Online Human Resource Management Degree (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Prepare for an administrative or management career in the field of Human Resources with an online Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Grantham University. This IACBE-accredited program will give you the theories, principles, practices and skills you need to take your HR career to the next level.

Plus, coursework for this program has been acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

What will I learn in this online human resources management degree program?
You’ll learn how to handle the administrative functions of an HR department. You’ll also gain strategies for recruiting, labor relations, interviewing, compensation, strategic planning and more.

What careers can I pursue with a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management?
From HR Manager to Compensation and Benefits Manager, this degree program is designed to help you pursue a career in human resource management1. And because these professionals and the skills they bring to the table are necessary in nearly every industry, including private and public sectors, you could work almost anywhere.

How long is the online human resources management degree program?
At 124 credit hours, the online Human Resource Management Bachelor of Business Administration degree program is designed to be completed in 38 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.

How much will this online degree program in business management cost?
The undergraduate rate is $265 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

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Human Resource Management Program Outcomes
At the successful completion of the program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking through applying decision-support tools
  • Demonstrate communication skills
  • Distinguish the theories, principles and concepts related to the foundational areas of business
  • Evaluate the evolving role of strategic human resource management in business organizations
  • Evaluate personnel in all stages of the employee lifecycle
  • Analyze economic, environmental, political, ethical, legal and regulatory contexts related to human resource management
  • Describe and explain ethical obligations and responsibilities of business
  • Describe decision making skills that are relevant to professional, ethical and social responsibilities
  • Understand the importance of human and social diversity

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Grantham University’s Online Human Resource Management Degree Program is IACBE Accredited.

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Curriculum Highlights

Course Number Course Title
BA260 Business Law I
BA340 Human Resource Management
BA411 Training and Development
BA421 Leadership in Organizations
BA451 Compensation
BA471 Developing Human Resources

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
BA150 Principles of Business Management 3
BA201 Microeconomics 3
BA215 Business Statistics 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
BA301 Business and Society 3
BA325 Labor Relations 3
BA340 Human Resource Management 3
BA370 Employment Law 3
BA411 Training and Development 3
BA420 Organizational Behavior 3
BA421 Leadership in Organizations 3
BA431 Performance Management 3
BA432 Quality Management 3
BA451 Compensation 3
BA471 Developing Human Resources 3
BA490 Business Policy and Strategy 3
Program and core: 73
Electives (17): 51
Total: 124

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available
Starts:Weekly

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