Adult Professional Studies
At a Glance
- Program: Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management
- Audience: Undergraduate adult learners
- Format: Online, 7-week accelerated classes
- Next Start Date: July 5, 2023
- Cost: $465 per credit
- Time to Completion: Two to four years, depending on credits transferred
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.
Opportunities and Outcomes
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:
- Human Resource Managers: $126,230
- Human Resource Specialists: $62,290
- Compensation & Benefits Managers: $127,530
- Training & Development Specialists: $61,570
- Training & Development Managers: $120,130
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
Josh Gribben applied concepts from Immaculata’s business programs to his job and, after demonstrating additional skills, was promoted to sales operations manager. Read more.
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