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Human Resource Management Specialization
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 Business & Management

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Business & Management

Human Resource Management Degree Specialization

Human Resource Management Degree Specialization

Virtually every industry employs human resource, training, and labor relations managers and consultants. A DeVry University business degree with a Human Resource Management degree specialization can allow you to take advantage of this demand. You'll develop the specific business and management skills needed to build a human resource management career in a number of dynamic roles. These include compensation manager, employee assistance or benefits manager, equal employment opportunity (EEO) or affirmative action coordinator, labor relations manager, recruiter, and human resources information systems specialist.

Learn more about DeVry's online Human Resource Management degree specialization.

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Career Coursework

When you specialize your business degree in Human Resource Management, your coursework may include these career-enhancing courses:

Employment Law

Labor Relations

Human Resource Information Systems

Strategic Staffing

Training and Development

Compensation and Benefits

Employment Law

Surveying federal and state laws as they affect the human resource function, this course explores equal employment opportunity, employment agreements, wage and overtime payment, and other regulatory issues.

Labor Relations

Examining the evolution of interaction between management and labor in a corporate environment, this course focuses on the American labor movement, federal and state labor laws, and collective bargaining, mediation, and work stoppage.

Human Resource Information Systems

Students in this human resource management course explore the hardware and software options available for managing the human resource function and apply technology to developing, maintaining, and managing human resource information.

Strategic Staffing

In developing a strategic structure that corporations with human resources can use to achieve organizational goals, students in this course learn strategies and techniques for planning, recruiting, selecting, training, and retaining employees.

Training and Development

This human resource management course examines training and organizational development techniques used by corporations to improve individual and corporate effectiveness. Topics include needs analysis, implementation planning, and outcomes assessment for individuals and organizations.

Compensation and Benefits

Focusing on how organizations use pay systems and benefit plans to achieve corporate goals, this human resource management course explores compensation design, analysis, and evaluation and both legally required and voluntary benefit options.

To learn more about required and elective courses to complete the Human Resource Management degree specialization, request information or see the undergraduate academic catalog.

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My Business Degree Has Made Me More Marketable

"My professors gave me a strong academic foundation and knowledge of practical application to the real world. My career success is attributed to earning my DeVry business degree with an HR specialization, which I believe has made me more marketable and knowledgeable than my peers."

Jessica Collins
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, specializing in Human Resource Management, 2015 (Studied Online & On Campus, San Diego, CA)
Veterans Fellowship Intern, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority