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Human Resources Management, B.S.

Be a human resource professional who supports your organization’s success.

Immaculata’s human resource management program equips you to support business operations through:

  • Staffing design and recruitment to match internal and external talent with organizational needs.
  • Effective training that brings out the best in your workforce.
  • Analyzing and creating competitive compensation and benefits programs in line with your industry and company strategy.
  • Improving organizational efficiency through strategic planning, managing conflict, motivating workforces, and leadership development.
  • Creating legally sound policy, culture initiatives and employee support practices.

Gain a balanced business education in economics, business and employment law, management and statistics.

At A Glance

Program: Bachelor of Science
Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
Format: Online, 7-week accelerated classes
Next Start Date: January 16, 2024
Cost: $465 per credit
Time to Completion Two to four years, depending on credits transferred

"Immaculata University's faculty work with their adult students to make sure that they're successful in whatever program they may be in. They understand that adult students have work and home responsibilities along with their student careers. I would highly recommend Immaculata University to any older adult learner who is thinking of starting or returning to school."

Kathleen Santana

Career Outlook

Immaculata’s B.S. in Human Resource Management prepares you for a range of jobs and responsibilities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median salaries for human resource careers include:

The program is also excellent preparation for Immaculata’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science in Strategic Leadership.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the business degree program, students will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and capabilities essential to human resource management
  • Understand the balance between theory and practice as it applies to the various sectors of the world of business, accounting, finance, marketing and economics
  • Exercise effective interpersonal, communication and analytical skills
  • Use technology strategically to enhance their productivity and effectiveness on both individual and organizational levels
  • Evidence professionalism, integrity and ethics
  • Learn from faculty with extensive business experience. 
  • Maximize your previous coursework by transferring up to 72 credits into the program or earn credit for workplace training through Immaculata’s Credit for Prior Learning program.
  • Complement your degree with a dual major or minor in business, finance, marketing or economics to diversify your skills.
  • Build confidence in your HR knowledge and skills through this accredited credential. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) certifies that this program meets their rigorous educational standards.

You can maximize your previous coursework by transferring up to 72 credits into the program. Learn more about opportunities for Credit for Prior Learning.


Major Courses 69 Credits

  • Human Resource Management 3 credits
  • Compensation and Benefits 3 credits
  • Recruitment and Selection 3 credits
  • Business Employment Law or Business Law I 3 credits
  • Self-Awareness Through Groups or Organizational Behavior 3 credits
  • Human Resource Management Practicum 3 credits
  • Business Ethics 3 credits
  • Global Business 3 credits
  • Business Management 3 credits
  • Strategic Planning 3 credits
  • Accounting Principles I and II or Financial and Managerial Accounting 6 credits
  • Business Computer Applications 3 credits
  • Business & Technical Writing or Business & Professional Writing 3 credits
  • Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
  • Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
  • Statistics 3 credits
  • Introduction to Finance 3 credits
  • Intermediate Math I, Applied Calc I or Math for Managers I 3 credits
  • Intermediate Math II, Applied Calc II or Math for Managers II 3 credits
  • Marketing Principles and Practices 3 credits
  • Department Electives 6 credits

Liberal Arts Core 36 Credits (9 Fulfilled By Major)

  • Composition (Writing) 6 credits
  • Natural & Physical World (Lab Science) 3 credits
  • Quantitative Reasoning (Mathematics) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Human Creativity (Art, Literature, Music) 3 credits
  • Social Consciousness (Sociology, Psychology, Economics) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Historical Consciousness (History) 3 credits
  • Global Society (Foreign Language/Culture) 3 credits, satisfied by major
  • Pursuit of Faith (Religion, Theology) 6 credits
  • Pursuit of Wisdom (Philosophy) 6 credits

General Electives 30 Credits

Total 126 Credits

You can apply to Immaculata’s adult professional programs in four simple steps. If you have questions, please contact us via admiss@immaculata.edu or by phone at 484-323-3060.

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