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Human Resource Management Specialization
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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 professionals. A DeVry University business degree with a Human Resource Management specialization is designed to help you to take advantage of this demand. You'll have the opportunity to develop the specific business and management skills often needed to build a human resource management career in a number of dynamic roles.

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

Learn more about the advantages of studying Human Resource Management at DeVry University. Request more information.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.

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1Exploring America’s Tech Skills Gap and the Parallel Deficits of Applied Tech Skills and Hard Tech Skills, by The Career Advisory Board: http://careeradvisoryboard.org/research/technology-skills-gap-survey

2TechPath Associate and Bachelor’s degree programs are offered to new students at the cost of $487 per credit hour, which is 20% lower than our Non TechPath rate at $609. 20% savings is applicable to those who apply after 4/21/2017. New TechPath pricing savings do not apply to certificate programs.

Program Coursework

When you specialize your business degree in Human Resource Management, your coursework may include these 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.

I Believe 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. I attribute 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