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BS Bachelor of Science in Business Human Resource Management specialization


Human resources has moved beyond personnel management and staff development to become a strategic cornerstone in many organizations. Capella University's online Bachelor's in Human Resources Management degree helps you develop both specialized human resources skills and a sound foundation of general business skills.

The Society for Human Resource Management has acknowledged that Capella University's BS in Business, specialization in HR Management, fully aligns with SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

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With Capella's Combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degree options, you can start building for your future by completing Master's-level credit as your earn your Bachelor degree. Combined degree options are designated Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, with a set of shared Master's-level courses applied to both degrees. This enables you to save significant time and money when combining the degree options.

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Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Human Resources Management from Capella, you'll develop a strong background in human resource functions, including compensation and benefits management, recruiting and retention, employee development, and labor relations. You'll also learn to apply business and human resources knowledge in an effective and integrated manner, and build constructive relationships between employees and the organization. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.


People with Bachelor's degrees in Business from Capella earn an average of $36,000more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online program in human resource management include employee relations specialist, human resource manager, recruiter or trainer. Potential workplaces include corporation, consulting firm, P-12 school or government.

Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5835 or email an enrollment counselor. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor who is trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor or visit our competency-based prior learning assessment.