Gain the skills you need to implement effective HR practices in any organization in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a concentration in human resources management. You’ll gain practical, real-world expertise in employee and labor relations, compensation and benefit systems, and change and conflict management.
Effective human resources management benefits businesses, and demand for professionals with these skills is growing. The human resources management degree online program at Southern New Hampshire University will help you develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. You’ll be prepared to pursue entry- and mid-level positions in a variety of for-profit and nonprofit organizations.
The BS in Business Administration program with a concentration in human resources management is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR membership organization. Upon completion of the human resource management degree online, you can continue your education at SNHU and pursue a master’s or MBA in human resources or a graduate human resources certificate.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your BS in Business Administration online at SNHU include:
SNHU's BS in Business Administration with an HR concentration emphasizes the use of human resource skills to improve organizations. You'll gain the skills needed for entry- and mid-level roles in the growing HR management field. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment for human resources managers will grow by 9 percent, and 7 percent for human resources specialists through 2026.*
In the human resource management degree online program, you'll learn about leadership, motivation and maximizing an organization's human capital. You’ll benefit from applying your course material to real-world situations
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.
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. Writing Intensive Course.
This course examines the interrelationships among business, government and society and how these relationships evolve over time and shape our world. Through the use of readings, cases, and class discussions, students will examine a variety of important topics impacting the global business environment, including business power, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, regulation, multinational corporations, globalization, pollution and environmental quality. A key focus is on the historical origins of the tensions amongst wealth, virtue, and business and society in developed and developing nations and economies.
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.
This course examines employee-management relationships in both the union and non-union environments with an emphasis on best practices. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
This course focuses on the effective management of human resources during the process of change. It emphasizes change management as a tool for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in the complex and volatile business environment of today and the future. Change in an international environment also is discussed. Team intensive course.
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.
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.
Free Elective Credits: 15
Total Credits: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
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