School and Ranking Information
The schools located in Birmingham that offer human resource management programs are mainly private institutions; however there is also one large public university offering programs in this field. Based on school rankings, student services and student population, the following university is considered a top school in Birmingham for human resource management programs:
- Winner: The University of Alabama at Birmingham is the only public school in the city offering human resource management degree programs. It is also the largest postsecondary institution in terms of student population providing these studies in Birmingham.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Alabama|
|Rankings||#149 among Best National Universities (2015); #78 among Top Public Schools (2015); #14 among Up-and Coming Schools (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $7,206 (in-state); $16,398 (out-of-state)**|
|Human Resource Management Degrees Offered||Bachelor's|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||54%**|
|Noteworthy||Collat School of Business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); ranked as one of the 'Best 295 Business Schools' in the U.S. by the Princeton Review (2014)***|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator; ***University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Internship opportunities available
- Bachelor's degree in human resource management offered entirely online
- Human resource management program developed according to recommendations made by the Human Resource Certification Institute
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) serves more than 18,000 students annually. The Collat School of Business offers a bachelor's degree program in management with concentrations in human resources, business administration, information systems and general management.
The Bachelor of Science in Management with a concentration in human resources program examines issues associated with personnel management and theories related to employee selection, motivation and improvement. The management major covers topics such as ethical decision-making, business communications, organizational theory, leadership, operations management and international competition. Within the HR concentration, students learn about employment law, labor relations, compensation management and organizational behavior.