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Human Resource Management Specialization

  


Human Resource Management Degree Specialization

Human Resource Management Degree Specialization

Virtually every industry needs human resource professionals who know how to recruit, motivate and retain employees. Our Human Resource (HR) Management specialization is designed to help you build a strong foundation in business and management with an emphasis on managing talent. And with our TechPath approach, you can also gain applied tech skills to help you stand out in today’s digitally driven business world.

Take classes on-site or online to earn your HR degree and you can learn about:

  • Directing hiring practices
  • Designing pay structures
  • Developing employee policies
  • Managing employee benefits
  • Selecting payroll systems
  • Working with the executive team to develop talent acquisition and retainment goals

Reasons to Choose DeVry:

  • Acknowledged by SHRM
  • Flexibility to fit your life – both on-site and online HR classes
  • Learn from professors who have experience in the HR field

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.

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.

Society for Human Resource Management logo

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that DeVry University’s Business Administration degree program with the Human Resource Management specialization fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.