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Move Your Career Forward with a Degree In Human Resources

If you’re a people person, human resources (HR) could be a great career field for you. And earning your degree with Herzing is the perfect starting point.

  • Earn your bachelor's degree in 3 years
  • 100% online coursework
  • Pathway to MBA
  • Prepare to sit for SHRM certification
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Next Start: June 6th

Birmingham - Human Resources

Move Your Career Forward with a Degree In Human Resources

If you’re a people person, human resources (HR) could be a great career field for you. And earning your degree with Herzing is the perfect starting point.

  • Earn your bachelor's degree in 3 years
  • 100% online coursework
  • Pathway to MBA
  • Prepare to sit for SHRM certification
Are you ready to get started?
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Herzing's human resource management concentration incorporates a focus on human resources as part of the core skill package critical to success. You'll gain the capabilities needed to handle a wide range of responsibilities and be prepared for positions such as office manager, human resource staff, employee recruiter as well as payroll, healthcare and safety administrator.

Total Months
36 Months
Total Credits
123 Credits

As a Herzing student, you will:

  • Gain valuable skills in both business and human resources
  • Learn from industry-experienced faculty
  • Explore organizational behavior and assess organizational effectiveness
  • Learn about staffing, recruiting, compensation and benefits as well as employee relations and training
  • Be prepared to sit for the SHRM Certified Professional exam
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Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for our business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)*.   As a graduate of our human resources program, you'll know that your degree meets the highest of international standards.

What will I learn in Herzing's human resource management program?

Required Business Core Courses

  • Accounting I
  • Finance
  • Introduction to Business
  • The Digital Firm and Business Communications
  • Business Law I
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior 
  • Business Ethics
  • Project Management
  • Quantitative Decision Making or Research and Decision Making
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics

Required Courses in Human Resource Management

  • Accounting II
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Employment Law and Labor Relations
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Training and Development
  • Risk Management
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Essentials
  • Strategic Staffing

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Is an MBA in your future?

Students in Herzing University's human resources bachelor’s degree program can get a “jumpstart” on earning a MBA in Human Resources. Qualifying students could take up to 12 graduate credits while still an undergraduate and apply these credits toward both degrees, thereby saving time and money.

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