Human Resource Management (Bachelor’s)

Human Resource Bachelor Degree Online

With Grantham University’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management, you can jumpstart your career in human resource management. A good place to be given that employment of human resources managers is projected to increase between 2010-2020 at a rate of 13%. (Source: Spring 2012 BLS Occupational Outlook Quarterly)

Through our 100% online format and professionally relevant courses, Grantham’s program is designed to provide a comprehensive study of core competencies within the field: Business Management, Business Law, Labor Relations, Employment Law, Training and Development, Performance Management, Quality Management, Compensation and Organizational Behavior. Our online HR classes are great for people who are working full time, active duty military personal, military spouses, and anyone else who has a lot of demands on their time. 

SHRM Approved

Coursework for the BBA in Human Resource Management program has been acknowledged to fully align with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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

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

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
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
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
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
Program and core: 73
Electives (17): 51
Total: 124

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

Career Information

Employees. It’s a simple fact, most businesses can’t run without them. They are vital to the health of any company … and the people who act as liaisons between staff and management are just as necessary. As long as there is business, there will be employees. As long as there are employees, there will be a need for Human Resource managers and professionals.

A Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Grantham can give you the expertise you need to pursue a management position in HR – positions like compensation and benefits managers, HR specialists or labor relations specialists.[1] This degree can also help you prepare for a career as a training and development specialist, a field that’s growing at a rate of 15 percent – a predicted increase of 35,400 jobs by 2022.[2] Or it can give you a head start for a career as a human resources manager with a median salary range in the high-90s.[3]

10-year Job Growth[2]

In the next 10 years, overall employment is projected to grow by 13% in the Human Resources industry, which is about as fast as average for all occupations.

  • 264,200
  • 228,800
  • 2012
  • 2022
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs.
*2022 total jobs is an estimate.

Average Salaries[3]

  • The top 10% earn$173,140
  • The median earn$99,720
  • The lower 10% earn$59,020
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.

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