BS Business Studies: Human Resource Management Online Degree


Is a Human Resources Online Degree Right for You?

If you believe that effective businesses are a result of forward-thinking employees, then consider the online Human Resources Degree program from SNHU. Designed for anyone who previously attended college but was unable to continue their business studies, the Human Resources Online Degree program at SNHU focuses on developing real-world in-demand skills. You will not only learn the foundations for human resource principles but you will also receive a comprehensive business education.

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Why Choose the Human Resource Online Degree at SNHU?

As a private, nonprofit accredited university, SNHU focuses on ensuring you have the necessary skills required to succeed with our online Human Resources Degrees. By earning your Human Resource Online Degree from SNHU, you will benefit from:

  • An exceptional education at one of the most affordable tuition rates available
  • Being able to choose how you want to learn: online or a combination of online and face-to-face instruction
  • Learning from Human Resource Online Degree professors and instructors who are actively involved with your success
  • High-quality instruction from business department faculty with a wealth of real-world human resource expertise
  • Students earning their Online Human Resources degrees have 24/7/365 access to class – attend when it is most convenient for you

Business Studies Human Resource Online
Degree Focus

SNHU's Business Studies Human Resource Online Degree emphasizes the use of human resource skills to improve organizations. Students completing their campus or online Human Resources Degrees will possess the skills needed for entry and mid-level roles in the growing HR management field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment for human resources, training, and labor relations managers and specialists, ''is projected to grow by 15 percent between 2010 and 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations.''

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Transfer of Credit

Did you previously attend college? If you are a student who wants transfer to SNHU or simply wants to finish what you’ve started, we try to make transferring as easy as possible. We will accept up to 90 transferred academic credits and we automatically complete an official credit evaluation as part of the application review process.

The Business Studies Human Resource Management Degree online program appeals to those with previous college credit. It affords students the opportunity to apply previously taken business courses to meet their career goals.

Human Resources Management Curriculum

Students enrolling in SNHU's Business Studies Human Resource Management Degree program online or in a blended format at one of our campuses, benefit from a solid foundation in human resource practice. These skills are essential to the success of any businesses, nonprofit or government organization

Required Core Courses

Human Resource Management Concentration Courses

OL-211: Human Resource Management
This course examines the fundamentals of policies and administration. Major tasks of procedures and developing, maintaining and utilizing an effective team are studied. Students are introduced to international human resource management. Offered every semester.
OL-215: Principles of Management
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Offered every semester. Writing Intensive Course.
UC: ENG-10, ENG-120, ENG-121H or ENG-200; ADB-125
OL-325: Total Rewards
This course covers the development and administration of compensation and benefit programs for organizations. Wage theory, principles and practices, unemployment security, worker income security, group insurance, and disability and pension plans are investigated. Emphasis is placed on objectives, policies, organization, implementation and revision of compensation and benefit systems. Offered as needed. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
ADB-211 or OL-211 Junior prereg status
OL-342: Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on the primary factors that influence behavior in organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, group dynamics, inter- group dynamics, organizational structure and design, change, culture, power and politics, environment and technology and organizational behavior in an international context. Offered every year. Writing and team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
ADB-125 or OL-125 Junior prereg status
OL-442: Human Resource Strategy and Development
This course provides an in-depth examination of human resource strategy and development. Students will gain an understanding of the importance of sound HR practices and the integral role they play in achieving organizational success. Students will examine the environment of HR management; the challenges of staffing organizations, locally and internationally; the relationship of a learning organization to training and development; the role compensation and benefit strategies play in motivating the developing employee; and the concerns and issues related to employee and labor relations. Senior standing or permission of instructor.
OL-211 and OL-325 or OL-318 Senior prereg status

OL ELE - Students may select two (2) 300 or 400-level Organizational Leadership electives
*BUS-307 can satisfy a 300-level OL elective

Free Elective Credits: 24

Total Credits: 120

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