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.

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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
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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
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Virginia College  continues the tradition ofgiving lives new direction, fulfilling our mission statement tostudents wherever they live and offering the chance to pursue adegree while maintaining commitments to work and family.

Programs:

  • AS - Business Administration

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...

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)
  • Healthcare 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 similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

Programs:

  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Healthcare Administration (MBA)
Tradition. Academic Excellence. Online Convenience.
Thanks to Florida Tech offering intensive degree programs 100% online, students located all over the world have the opportunity to access the same world-class education as those who attend classes on the main campus in Melbourne, Florida. As a Florida Tech online student, you'll experience dynamic individualized relationships with your instructors. Working online with Florida Tech professors and students in an interactive environment provides you with a unique educational experience.

Programs:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • MBA Management
  • And more...

Give your career a boost with an education from Bryant and Stratton College. We offer certificate, associate degree, and bachelor's degree programs for careers in the business, criminal justice, design, finance, technology, health care, and legal fields.

For more information about Bryant and Stratton’s graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.bryantstratton.edu/disclosures.

Programs:

  • General Management-BBA
Locations: Hampton
Balance your personal and professional commitments while earning a respected Ph.D., master's degree, or bachelor's degree online at Walden University. Programs offered in management, education, psychology and health and human services.

Programs:

  • D.B.A. in Social Impact Management
  • M.B.A. in Accounting
  • B.S. in Business Administration - Management
  • And more...

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Society for Human Resource Management
American Society for Training and Development