Online Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Resources Management
Dr. Elaine Alden is an Assistant Professor in Ashford University’s College of Business and Professional Studies. She holds a PhD in Social Policy from the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK; an MBA with an emphasis in Human Resources Management from National University, San Diego, CA; and a BA in Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University, also in San Diego. Read her full bio.
Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management degree online from Ashford University. This degree demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of the human resources function within modern, complex organizations.
The Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management degree prepares students for positions as business managers, human resources managers, HR generalists or specialists, and HR business analysts. In this degree program, you will learn about the ethical, legal, and social factors that shape today's workplace. Your courses cover a variety of subjects from recruitment and training to labor laws, compensation, and benefits.
Career OpportunitiesNo area of management has grown as fast as human resources. Business leaders increasingly see experts in human resources with college degrees as their partners in building their organizations. The many career opportunities you might pursue include:
- Human Resources Manager
- Compensation Specialist
- Benefits Administrator
- Training Manager
- Recruitment Manager
Special Terms and Conditions
Successful completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management degree by itself does not provide licensure or certification in any state, regardless of concentration or specialization. Students seeking licensure or certification in a particular profession are strongly encouraged to carefully research the requirements prior to enrollment. Requirements may vary by state. Ashford University does not guarantee that any professional organization will accept a graduate's application to sit for any exam for the purpose of professional certification.
Your courses in this Bachelor of Arts degree program are taught by advance-degreed instructors with real-world experience in the subjects they teach. In addition, you can transfer up to 90 approved credits toward your Bachelor's degree and accelerate your degree completion.
If a human resources degree fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.