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Human Resource Management

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a Specialization in Human Resource Management degree gives the student a strong foundation in business principles while allowing them to focus in on the knowledge and skills essential to the real-world environment of human resources. Industry-focused courses on topics from human asset management to conflict resolution will ensure that the student who successfully completes the program will be equipped with an array of applicable human resource management skills.

  • Next Start Date

    June 8, 2015

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  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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    Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Human Resource Management will provide students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and useful, industry-related skills such as the ability to:

    • Develop a personnel selection process for a specific position.
    • Establish performance standards for a job and select methods of performance appraisal.
    • Evaluate the relative worth of a set of jobs and determine a compensation structure.
    • Determine appropriate disciplinary action for a given situation.
    • Create change strategies for collaborative group relations.

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    American InterContinental University® is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. To contact the Higher Learning Commission please visit www.hlcommission.org.
    The business administration degree programs at AIU are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Human Resource Management includes general core business courses and a real-world curriculum taught by industry professionals.


    • Employee Recruitment and Selection
    • Personnel and Organization Policy
    • Employee Compensation and Benefits
    • Building Teams and Resolving Conflict
    • Diversity in the Workforce
    • Employment and Labor Law
    • Training and Development
    • Performance Management and Employee Services
    • Program Capstone


    Click here to download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

  • AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Human Resource Management is designed to help students develop a strong foundation in business fundamentals and a familiarity with the skills and knowledge necessary to a career in human resource management.

    Students will develop team building and leadership skills and be able to recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts. They will be able to develop a personnel selection process for a specific position, establish performance standards for a job and select methods of performance appraisal. Students will become accustomed to valuating the relative worth of a set of jobs and determining a compensation structure. They will be equipped with the skills to develop change strategies for collaborative group relations and to determine appropriate disciplinary action for a given situation. Students will become familiar with topics related to human resources, including employment law, the employment process, compensation and benefits, training and development, employee motivation, employee safety and labor relations.

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