Top Human Resource (HR) Management Degree Programs in Tucson

Few schools in the Tucson, AZ, area have top ranking human resource (HR) management programs. Read on to find out more about what these top schools have to offer for HR management, as well as tuition and degree information.

School and Ranking Information

Only two public schools and one for-profit institution located in Tucson provide programs in human resource management. Based on school rankings, student population and number of human resources degrees conferred, the following university is considered a top school for human resource management in Tucson:

  • Winner: The University of Arizona is the only public, 4-year school near Tucson with a human resource management program. Its Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in human resources management program is found within the Eller College of Management.

School Info Chart

Category University of Arizona
Rankings #121 among Best National Universities (2015); #58 among Top Public Schools (2015)*
Location Tucson, Arizona
School Type 4-year, public
Tuition & Fees (2013-2014) Undergrad: $10,391 (in-state); $27,383 (out-of-state)**
Human Resource Management Degrees Offered Bachelor's
Human Resource Management Degrees Awarded in 2012-2013 195**
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class 61%**
Noteworthy Business school accredited by the International Association for Management Education (AACSB); Eller College of Management ranked #12 among national public business schools and #24 among all business schools in 2012 by U.S. News and World Report***

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

University of Arizona

  • Internship opportunities in HR management available
  • Students can choose further concentrations within the HR management specialization
  • HR management program can be tailored to meet individual students' educational and career goals

The University of Arizona has a student population exceeding 40,000 individuals per year, which makes it one of the largest schools in the state. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 335 areas of study, including a business management major that allows students to focus their studies on human resources.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in human resources management program requires students to complete foundational business classes, such as leadership and management skills, organizational staffing and business law before taking specialized courses. They must also complete courses in labor and public policy, social psychology and collective bargaining. Students who choose the human resources specialization can also enroll in a further concentration in the HR field, such as training and development, counseling and employee assistance, or labor relations.

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