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Walden University

BS in Business Admin - Human Resource Management

Walden University's B.S. in Business Administration program with a concentration in Human Resource Management gives students the chance to learn about the theories and practice of business and human resources. Learn more about this program here.

Official Program Name:

B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management

School Offering Program:

Walden University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Description:

Walden University's B.S. in Business Administration program with a concentration in Human Resource Management allows students to develop a foundation in business administration while gaining specialized knowledge of human resource management. Students gain an understanding of business with courses like accounting, operations, financial management, and entrepreneurship. Concentration courses build on that base by offering insight into human resource issues like employee recruitment and selection, performance evaluation, compensation and benefits, job design, training, and retention. Students also have the chance to develop critical-thinking, communications, and analytical skills through required general education coursework.

Accreditation:

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

Learning Format:

Online

Estimated Program Length:

Four and a half years: Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.

Total Credits Required:

181 quarter credit hours

Financial Aid Available:

Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, veteran benefits, and other opportunities.

Courses for a B.S. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management:

Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.

Business Courses

Course TitleCredits
Introduction to Accounting I 5
Introduction to Management and Leadership 5
Business Law 5
Operations 5
Marketing 5
Human Resource Management 5
Financial Management 5
Information Systems in Enterprise 5
Dynamics of Change 5
Critical Thinking and Decision-Making 5
Entrepreneurship for Small Business 5
Business Capstone Project-Strategic 5
Management and Organizational Behavior 5
Microeconomics 5
Statistics 5

Portfolio Course

Course TitleCredits
Developing Student Portfolios1

Concentration Courses

Course TitleCredits
Strategic Human Resource Management 5
Human Resource Development and Change 5
Human Resource Management: Analysis and Problems 5

Elective Courses

Choose 9 courses from any concentration or general education category

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Students who have completed Walden University's BS in Business Admin - Human Resource Management program may wish to pursue an advanced degree program in order to further develop their skills. Graduates of master's degree programs may qualify for a wider range of careers or increased job responsibilities.

Possible master's degree programs that students can pursue include (but are not limited to):

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • Master of Human Resources Management
  • M.S. in Human Resource Management and Development

Career Paths:

Students of Walden University's BS in Business Admin - Human Resource Management program may develop skills in strategic thinking, problem analysis, communications, and management. These skills may be relevant to a number of positions in the business and human resources fields.

Careers that program graduates may seek include:

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Benefits Analyst
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • Human Resources Generalist

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

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