Grantham UniversityKansas City, Mo. – February 9, 2011 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults for over 60 years, announced today that it is adding a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and a Master of Science in Business Intelligence to its current degree offerings.  Grantham University offers accredited online degrees in a variety of majors including Business Management, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Engineering Technology, Information Systems Security, and Nursing.

“As part of the University’s mission, we are constantly seeking out new degree program opportunities for our students in areas where there is the potential for career growth, particularly in today’s economy,” said Dr. Vince Pellegrino, provost of Grantham University. “Not only will these two programs nicely compliment those already offered through our Mark Skousen School of Business, but the career paths resulting from these degrees are considered to be growing ‘much faster than the average’ by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is great news for our students.”

The bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management is designed to provide professional development for students interested in working in the field of Human Resource Management. The 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.

The master’s degree in Business Intelligence is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in technology and decision making tools that will contribute to their ability to collect, interpret, and utilize information. This program integrates technological concepts within a relevant, functional business application framework. The program provides students with an advanced business education in the fields of technology and decision science.

The career outlook for graduates in both of these fields is great. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the areas of human resources and business intelligence is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2018.

Grantham’s 100% online degree programs allow students to access their coursework when and where it’s convenient for them, so they can fit education into their lives instead of arranging their lives around education.

For more information about Grantham and its new programs, visit: or call 800-955-2527.