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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. April 6, 2015 -American InterContinental University (AIU), a leader in online education, announced today that its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree programs with specializations in Human Resource Management have renewed their alignment with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
SHRM’s guidelines were created to help define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help educators develop degree programs that follow these standards. The SHRM alignment underscores the value of AIU’s specialized programs, which allow students to take more courses devoted to their field of study, on average, than at other similar schools.
“This recognition illustrates AIU’s commitment to providing students with truly career-focused degree programs,” said Dr. Robert Manzer, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at AIU. “The SHRM alignment follows numerous reviews and assessments conducted by SHRM that are designed to ensure that that AIU’s human resource specializations are industry current and cover topics and competencies employers in the human resources industry value most.”
SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed to define content areas that should be studied by HR students. The SHRM validation means AIU’s Human Resource Management specializations provide students with the skills needed to be successful human resource professionals. The reaffirmation is valid through 2020.
“We’re proud to have earned this designation recognizing the quality of AIU’s BBA and MBA programs, which also are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP),” Manzer said.
SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Throughout the world, the society has recognized 369 programs in 275 educational institutions as being aligned with its HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
About American InterContinental University
Founded in Europe in 1970, American InterContinental University offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs such as business, healthcare, IT, criminal justice and education at campuses in Atlanta and Houston and an Internet-based online campus headquartered in suburban Chicago. AIU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission North Central Association. Additional information is available at www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.
AIU is a member of the Career Education network of universities, colleges and institutes. For more information, visit www.aiuniv.edu. American InterContinental University cannot guarantee employment or salary. Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Transferability of credits is at the sole discretion of the receiving institution. Find employment rates, financial obligations and other disclosures at www.aiuniv.edu/disclosures.