Top College in Westminster, CO, for HR Classes

Four schools in the Westminster, CO, area have top ranking human resources (HR) programs. Read on to find out more about what these top schools have to offer for human resources, as well as tuition and degree information.

School and Ranking Information

Two of the four postsecondary institutions in or near Westminster, CO, that provide HR classes are for-profit schools. Based on rankings, student population and student-to-faculty ratio, the following university is considered a top school in the Westminster area for HR studies:

  • Winner: Regis University in Denver, CO, is located just a few miles from Westminster. The university is the largest school in terms of student population that offers programs directly in or relating to human resources. Students can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management, Master of Science in Organization Leadership or graduate certificate in strategic human resource integration.

School Info Chart

Category Regis University
Ranking #29 Best Regional Universities (West) (2015)*
Location Denver, Colorado
School Type 4-year, private not-for-profit
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $32,424**
Human Resource Programs Offered Bachelor's and master's degrees and graduate certificate
Human Resource Certificate and Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 23**
Most Popular Human Resource Degree in 2012-2013 Bachelor's (13 awarded)**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 58%**
Noteworthy One of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S.; ranked and recognized by U.S. News and World Report for 19 consecutive years

Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator

Regis University

  • 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Accelerated programs offered
  • Online and on-campus formats available for all HR programs

Regis University is a 4-year Jesuit Catholic institution founded in 1877. It enrolls nearly 10,000 students per year. The university's College of Professional Studies offers a variety of adult education programs relating to human resource management. For certain programs, applicants must have three years of experience working full time.

The 128-credit-hour Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management program includes courses in recruiting, employee benefits, personnel records, training and employee relationships. There is also a 152-credit-hour option that combines the bachelor's program with a master's program in a similar field.

The Master of Science in Organization Leadership requires 30 credit hours, including core courses in leadership, management and organization. Students may individualize their study by pursuing a concentration in human resources management and leadership.

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resource Integration program is intended for those who have already earned a bachelor's or master's degree. In this 18-credit-hour program, students analyze the role of the human resources department within a company. Courses include leadership, compensation, benefits and employee retention and relations.


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