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BA in Human Resources Management

Students enrolled in Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management online degree program have the opportunity to explore the relationships between management and labor. Read more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Forbes School of Business & Technology

Program Prerequisites:

Students seeking admission to Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management online degree program should have an interest in the way human resources function to fulfill an organization's strategy. Applicants to Ashford University's programs should have graduated high school and be at least 22 years old.

Program Description:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management online degree program combines general education courses with courses related to human resources and organizational management. Enrolled students have the opportunity to learn about personal and organizational ethics, organizational change and development, compensation and benefits management, employee recruitment and training, labor relations, and strategic planning. Coursework also includes instruction in accounting, finance, economics, and business law; students could also choose to add an optional specialization in entrepreneurship. This program is part of the Forbes School of Business & Technologyâ„¢, and online business students have access to a variety of unique resources and online events, such as webinars that feature business experts from Forbes.

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Ashford University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Introductory Course Requirements

  • EXP 105: Personal Dimensions of Education (3 credits)
  • PSY 202: Adult Development & Life Assessment (3 credits)

Major Course Requirements

  • MGT 330 Management for Organizations (3 credits)
  • BUS 303 Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • BUS 318 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • ECO 204 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
  • MGT 435 Organizational Change (3 credits)
  • ACC 205 Principles of Accounting I (3 credits)
  • BUS 311 Business Law I (3 credits)
  • BUS 330 Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
  • BUS 370 Organizational Development (3 credits)
  • BUS 372 Employee & Labor Relations (3 credits)
  • BUS 375 Employee Training (3 credits)
  • PHI 445 Personal & Organizational Ethics (3 credits)
  • BUS 401 Principles of Finance (3 credits)
  • BUS 434 Compensation & Benefits Management (3 credits)
  • MGT 490 Strategic Human Resources Planning (3 credits)

Electives

Students must complete 26 elective credits.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

After completing Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management program, students could continue their education in a Master's degree program. Earning a Master's degree may help students learn more about human resources management or related fields such as operations management or business administration. A Master's degree could also help student advance their careers or take on more responsibility in their current positions.

Master's degree options include but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts in Human Resources Management
  • Master of Arts in Operations Management
  • Master of Business Administration

Career Paths:

Ashford University's Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management online degree program helps prepare students for positions in human resources departments or business offices. Job responsibilities could include managing, hiring, training, or counseling employees.

Positions that graduates can pursue include:

  • Human resources manager
  • Compensation specialist
  • Benefits administrator
  • Training manager
  • Recruitment manager
  • Human resources generalist

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/