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Degree Level
Bachelor of Arts in
Degree Name
Human Resources Management

Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management degree online from Ashford University. This IACBE accredited degree demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of the human resources function within modern, complex organizations.

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What you will learn

This degree program demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of the human resources function within modern, complex organizations. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate internal and external organizational environments and the impact of their interrelationships on human-resource functions
  • Analyze the process of job analysis, staffing, appraisal and compensation, training, career planning, and organizational development
  • Examine the interaction among management, labor, and labor law
  • Assess and develop methods designed to prevent employer liability and labor-relation issues (i.e., anti-discrimination statutes, employee and labor relations, union and non-union environment issues)
  • Analyze the ethical, legal, and safety challenges faced in the workplace

BA in Human Resources Management

Learn more about the BA in Human Resources Management program. In this video, Dr. Lora Reed, Chair of the BA in Human Resources Management program, talks about the program curriculum and details the many career options that graduates could explore.

Careers in Human Resources Management

The many career opportunities you might pursue include: Human Resources Manager, Compensation Specialist, Benefits Administrator, and Training Manager. Take a look at your potential career options.

Human Resources Management Careers

Specializations in Human Resources Management

You may choose to delve into other areas of human resources management when you add a specialization to your Human Resources Management degree program. A specialization consists of four (4), three (3) credit courses. The Human Resources Management degree offers a specialization in Entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurship

Your Courses in Human Resources Management

In this curriculum, you will learn about the business, 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. You can also add a specialization to your degree to provide further focus to your studies.

Introductory Courses
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.

Major Course Requirements (45 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

The Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management degree is IACBE accredited.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.