School and Ranking Information
Many of the schools offering human resource management programs in or within 50 miles of Dallas are private, for-profit institutions. Based on ranking and school population, the following public university is considered a top school in the Dallas area for human resource management degree programs:
- Winner:The University of North Texas' main campus is located in Denton, approximately 40 miles northwest of Dallas; however, the school does maintain a branch campus in Dallas. The university is the largest public institution in the Dallas area with a bachelor's program in human resource management and a relevant master's programs in strategic management.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of North Texas|
|Ranking|| #17 Best Online Graduate Business Programs (2015);
#184 Best Undergraduate Business Programs (2015)*
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $8,745 (in state); $17,241 (out-of-state)**|
|Human Resource Management Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||50%**|
|Noteworthy||Accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
University of North Texas
- MBA programs are offered online
- Evening and weekend classes available in the MBA program
- MBA curriculum combines class instruction with seminars, some of which are held in Dallas
The entire University of North Texas system offers over 200 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and has a total enrollment of more than 38,000 students annually. Human resource management is offered as an area of concentration in the Bachelor of Business Administration program; the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management offers coursework relevant to those seeking a career in human resources. Both programs are available at the school's Dallas campus.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management program take core business courses, like accounting, economics, business writing and statistics, as well as general education classes. Major course topics include workplace health and safety, the legal environment in business and effective recruiting techniques. The program can also be customized somewhat with elective coursework.
Human resource management and organizational behavior coursework are also part of the MBA in Strategic Management program. Other courses in this graduate program feature case analysis of management decisions and review of management tools needed in the decision-making process. Project management and leadership development are also discussed.