Human Resources Classes

This site is a short guide to finding a good human resources class, school or degree program in your area or through an online program.

Young man getting ready for his graduation ceremonyAnd while not many colleges offer a specific Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, most colleges will have classes in the subject, and some will offer concentrations in HR.

The area of human resources is often overlooked by students attending business school. Yet most businesses place a high value on their HR departments and the role they play in the growth of a company.

A good HR department will recruit, hire, train, discipline and terminate employees; oversee payroll and employee benefits and often be the contact point for outside companies and individuals. An HR professional’s duties will vary based upon the size of the department. Employees will specialize more in larger departments, while members of small departments will end up having to wear many different hats and perform a variety of functions. In this regard, it is sometimes advantageous for recent college graduates to get their first position with a smaller company where they can learn the different areas of the personnel and human resources division.

Most employees in the personnel field will work in recruitment and employment, training and development, or compensation and benefits.

If you have a recommendation about an human resource course or school that you attended, please let us know about it.

Here are today’s highlighted schools:

As the largest private university in North America, University of Phoenix has locations nationwide, and is available online in most countries around the world. Whether you're seeking a college degree at an associate's, bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level, we can help you reach your academic goal and sooner than you might think.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • M.B.A.
  • M.B.A. - Human Resource Management
  • And more...

For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

Programs:

  • Accounting, BA

Study online with University of Maryland at College Park. We offer an online master of business administration program through our Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Programs:

  • MBA - General
  • MBA - Marketing
  • MBA - Finance
  • And more...
At Washington State University, you’ll discover a learning community dedicated to the success of its students and to serving the needs of our global society. Here, renowned professors inspire students to achieve their highest goals. Groundbreaking research, graduate studies, and outreach drive innovation, invention, and technology transfer throughout the world.

Programs:

  • MBA

You're serious about success. Especially when it comes to pursuing an associate, bachelors or master's degree you need to move your career forward. At AIU, the Serious U, you get pacing options that work around you and a 24/7 support system by phone, email or live chat. Our classes are taught by industry specialists who bring their real-world perspective to the classroom and will work with you one-on-one when you need it.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get in, get moving and get ahead.

Programs:

  • Bachelor's of Business Administration - Management
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration Degree
  • MBA - Management
  • And more...

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
Locations: Virginia Beach

Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s seventh largest university. With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs:

  • CERT: Business Administration
  • BS in Business Admin: Leadership
  • MA Human Services: Business
  • And more...
Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the same curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same degree, quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

Programs:

  • Business Administration (BBA)
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)

Established in 1966, ECPI has been specializing in Technology, Business, and Health Sciences Education for 45 years.  With campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Online, ECPI offers the flexibility to get the education and skills you want on your schedule.

Programs:

  • Business Administration - Bachelor

DeVry University provides quality education that employers respect, and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (ncahlc.org), the same organization that accredits many other well-known public and private schools.

Programs:

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration
  • Bachelor's - Business Administration - Project Management
  • Bachelor's - Business Administration - Human Resource Management
  • And more...

More info:

Society for Human Resource Management
American Society for Training and Development