Human Resource Management

100% Online Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management
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Degree at a Glance

About This Program

The BA in Human Resource Management from American Public University (APU) prepares you to help an organization recruit and retain a quality workforce.

APU's bachelor of human resource management explores these essential topics related to talent acquisition and retention:

  • Motivation
  • Compensation, including benefits and incentives
  • Evaluation
  • Development

Diversity and inclusivity are also addressed as part of this online bachelor’s degree in human resources. Additionally, you will learn about laws, rules, regulations, and policies impacting HR management. You will become familiar with the role HR plays toward helping an organization define its strategic direction.

The program is aligned with Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidelines. As such, you may apply to take the SHRM Certified Professional exam in your final year of the program.

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At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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Part of the accredited American Public University System (APUS).

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