School and Ranking Information
There is a lone institution found within 100 miles of Reno that offers an education in human resource management. The following school is available to students interested in this field of study:
- Winner: University of Nevada - Reno is a 4-year public school that received multiple rankings from U.S. News & World Report in 2015. This institution offers a certificate and a bachelor's degree in human resource management.
School Information Chart
|Category||University of Nevada - Reno|
|Rankings||#189 among national universities (2015)*,
#108 top public school among national universities (2015),
#267 best undergraduate business programs (2014)*
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition (2013-2014)||$6,610 (undergraduate, in-state)
$20,520 (undergraduate, out-of-state)**
|Human Resource Management Levels Offered||Certificate; Bachelor's degree|
|Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time for students) for 2007 Entering Class||51%**|
|Noteworthy||College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business|
Sources: *U. S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator
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University of Nevada - Reno
- Many of the Human Resources Management Certificate courses are approved by the Human Resources Certification Institute
- During the 2011-2012 school year, 91% of full-time beginning undergraduate students were awarded some form of financial aid, according to the NCES
The University of Nevada - Reno served nearly 18,800 students as of 2013. The school awards a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates, including those in human resources management.
Students in the 128-credit Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with a major in management choose either a human resource management or general management emphasis. The pre-business core consists of 30-33 units of coursework in financial accounting, statistics, marketing principles and microeconomics. The human resource major includes topics in organization and interpersonal behavior, human resource management and quantitative management systems. Students complete a capstone project and may also participate in a management internship or an independent study project.
The Human Resource Management Certificate program is designed for working professionals who wish to stay abreast of changes and upgrades in the human resources field. It consists of ten courses that can be taken independently or applied to one of the two certificate programs in supervisory or public management. Students take five professional development courses and five human resources core courses. Topics include liability issues and legal aspects for employers, compensation and benefits, employment practices and placement, training and development, and employee relations.