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Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

In the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program, students learn to manage the development of employees in organizations and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Students study personnel and organizational policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, gender roles, civil rights, and human resources laws and regulations. Students also learn about motivation and compensation systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations. An internship may increase your chances of finding a job in this field.

The Human Resource Management major prepares students for the complex nature of human resources. Our curriculum exposes students to all areas of Human Resources and is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) curriculum guidelines to prepare students to take the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) Certification exam.

As the program is academically aligned with SHRM, students in their final year will have eligibility to register for the SHRM-Certified Professional Examinations.

HR Training & Development Concentration and Minor in Business Administration

Students in the B.S. in Human Resource Management degree program may also earn an optional concentration in Human Resource Training and Development that helps prepare students to help improve the effectiveness of organizations by developing employees’ knowledge, skills, abilities, and performance. In addition, completing the major in Human Resource Management with a concentration in HR Training & Development also satisfies the requirements to receive a minor in Business Administration.

Human Resource Management Online Degree Program

The Human Resource Management degree program is available online. Online programs have the same content and curriculum as traditional on-campus programs. All coursework, including lectures, assignments, and exams, is available through the Canvas online learning system.

Online programs are asynchronous, which means there are no specific times you must be online. Professors and other instructors are available during virtual “office hours” for discussion. The programs are designed to allow you to focus on two courses in eight-week terms.

As an online student, you may be eligible to transfer credits from other accredited colleges. Learn more about our online program admission requirements.

Related Occupations

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program can work in various positions including but not limited to:  HR Business Partner, HR Consultant, Employee Benefits Manager, Compensation manager, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment Specialist, Director of Industrial Relations, Labor Relations Specialist/Consultant, Job analyst, HR Administrator, Human Resources Manager, or Training/Talent Development Specialist.

Fast Facts

  • SHRM Academically Aligned - Throughout the world, over 400 programs in approximately 375 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The BS in HRM program at Limestone University follow the guidelines developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate.
  • Senior students are eligible to register for the SHRM-CP Exams.
  • Most instructors are Certified Professionals in HRM.
  • The curriculum helps you develop SHRM Body of Competence & Knowledge.
  • Study options include Day and Online.

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