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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  • Bachelor of Science: Business Administration
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Locations: Hagerstown

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:

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Study from wherever you are. Let the University of Liverpool come to you. All the University’s online degree programmes are available from start to finish online. You can access the virtual classroom from your home, from your office, while travelling – wherever and whenever you have an internet connection.

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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.

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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)
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Locations: High Point

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.

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Locations: Glen Allen

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