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Overview

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 Resource Management program helps you develop specialized skills with a solid business acumen.

The Society for Human Resource Management has acknowledged that Capella University's BS in Business, with a 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.

FlexPath Self-Paced Learning Option

If you’re highly motivated, looking to save time and money, and crave the freedom and flexibility of setting your own pace, you may want to consider FlexPath. Rather than face weekly deadlines, you’ll work at your own pace to complete a series of assessments for each course.

There’s no limit to the number of courses you can complete per quarter — you’ll still pay the same flat tuition rate.

Learn more about FlexPath Self-Paced Learning

Save Thousands on Your Master's with a Combined Degree Option

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 you 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.

Learn more about combined Bachelor's-to-Master's degrees.

Degree Outcomes

With your Bachelor's in Human Resource Management degree 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 resource 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 $36,000 more per year than high school graduates.

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Career Outcomes

Common jobs held by individuals with a Human Resource Management degree include: employee relations specialist, human resource manager, recruiter, and trainer. Potential workplaces include: a corporation, consulting firm, P-12 school, and government.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. Read up on our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

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