Human Resource Management Program (BBA)

Human Resource Management Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

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:

  • Describe the strategic management process
  • Evaluate the evolving role of strategic human resource management in business organizations
  • Debate the foundations of the American labor movement
  • Utilize fundamental statistical procedures such as probability, statistical measures and analytical tools, including control charts, methods and process design
  • Facilitate personnel within all stages of the employee lifecycle
  • Conduct training and development programs
  • Determine appropriate compensation and benefits administration
  • Engage in personnel research and job analysis

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, 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

Credit Hour Breakdown

BBA-HRM Credit Hours 124
Total Credit Hours 124

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 Mgmt 3
BA201 Microeconomics 3
BA215 Business Statistics 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
BA301 Business & 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 Intro to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Intro to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
GP210 American Government I 3
GS102 Introduction to Life Science 3
GU100 Student Success 1
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
MA105 College Algebra 3
Program and core: 70
Electives (18): 54
Total: 124

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Bachelors
Delivery method: Online

Career Information

Employees are a vital part of any organization and Human Resource Managers act as the liaison between employees and the company.  This role is vital in any organization because loyal employees historically perform better and only increase the bottom line of an organization. From strategic planning with senior level executives to finding ways to enhance employee morale and productivity and reduce turnover, a Human Resource Manager is able to do it all.

10-year Job Growth

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.

  • 81,000
  • 71,800
  • 2010
  • 2020
Total number of new jobs and replacement jobs.
*2020 total jobs is an estimate.

Average Salaries

  • The top 10% earn$166,400
  • The median earn$99,180
  • The lower 10% earn$61,500
* Total compensation includes bonus. Salaries listed are dependent on prior experiences as well as the number of years of seniority.

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