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.
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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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Want to learn how to navigate today’s tech-infused, dynamic and interconnected workplaces? Take the TechPath. Specially designed to help you gain the kinds of applied tech skills that are crucial in more and more companies today1, each TechPath class is powered by a learning rubric developed at DeVry called People-Process-Data-Devices, or P2D2. And because we believe TechPath is so important for our students and for helping to close the applied tech skills gap in this country, we’re offering our TechPath associates and bachelor’s degree programs to new students at a 20% savings2.
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.
When you specialize your business degree in Human Resource Management, your coursework may include these courses:
Human Resource Information Systems
Training and Development
Compensation and Benefits
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 to earning my DeVry business degree with an HR specialization, which I believe has made me more marketable and knowledgeable than my peers."
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, specializing in Human Resource Management, 2015 (Studied Online & On Campus, San Diego, CA)
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