School and Ranking Information
There are only three postsecondary institutions located directly in Charlotte, NC, that provide human resources programs, with one of those being a for-profit school. Based on student population, program levels available and school rankings, the following university is considered a top school in Charlotte for studies relating to human resources:
- Winner: The University of North Carolina Charlotte's campus is the only public, 4-year school offering human resources programs in Charlotte. Human resources training is offered through courses in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of North Carolina at Charlotte|
|Ranking||#201 among Best National Universities (2015)*|
|Location||Charlotte, North Carolina|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $6,107 (in-state); $18,636 (out-of-state)**|
|Human Resources Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||54%**|
|Noteworthy||Belk School of Business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); Part-time MBA program ranked #61 nationally*|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Full- and part-time MBA programs available
- Internships with local businesses offered
- Business students can join various networking associations, including the Society for Human Resource Management
The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Charlotte has more than 26,000 students and more than 300 student organizations. UNC at Charlotte's Belk College of Business offers business administration programs that include HR courses at the bachelor's and master's degree levels.
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program offers various concentrations. Those interested in a career in human resources may pursue the management concentration, which offers courses in human resource management as well as business policy and employment law. In the Master of Business Administration, students can pursue a concentration in management, which includes a human resource management course that analyzes the relationship between employers and employees. Additional related classes include executive communication, project management and conflict management. The entire MBA program requires 37 credit hours and can be completed in two years.