Quick Info

Next Start
04/27/2020

Program Length
36 MONTHS

Next Start
04/27/2020

Program Length
36 MONTHS

Understanding Human Resources and Business - Earn a specialized Business Administration degree online

With the right Business Administration Bachelor’s degree online, you could prepare for a professional career applying business principles to HR management. You’ll learn about recruitment, retention, talent mapping, training and developing employees, benefits and compensation policies, employment law, organizational development, and conflict resolution strategies.

Your online Business Administration program builds a strong foundation in essential business functions, such as accounting, sales, finance, and marketing. You could seek entry- to mid-level employment in a variety of positions, such as office manager, account manager, small business developer, human resources assistant, or sales manager.

POTENTIAL CAREERS

With an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis, you could seek employment in a wide range of occupations, such as:

  • Human resources generalist
  • Benefits specialist
  • Staffing and recruiting
  • Human capital development and training
  • Business manager
  • Sales manager

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

IU's online program for Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis teaches essential knowledge and skills needed by employers,1 such as:

  • Business law
  • Human resources management
  • Staffing management
  • Conflict resolution in the workplace
  • Employment law
  • Training and development
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Accounting

Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about IU's online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis, you can get all the answers in the program overview.

Why Choose Independence University?

IU's online degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.

Earning Your Degree in Business Administration with a Human Resources Emphasis: What to Expect

You’re busy and school can take up a lot of time. At Independence University, we design our degree programs to be flexible so they fit into your life. Our degree in Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis could give you the skills you need to succeed in your future career.

Your Tools for Success

As a new business student, you’ll get a tablet (plus keyboard) with your learning materials built in. During your fourth module, you’ll receive a laptop for use in your schooling. Once you graduate, the laptop and tablet are yours to keep!

How Your Courses Are Structured

To give you more flexibility in your learning, your courses are set up in four-week modules. Each course has assignments, assessments, and one discussion boards that you’ll complete every week. You’ll also have daily checkpoints to help keep the information you learn fresh. For example, you may read a business article and answer a question based on it. Simple, right?

In your courses, you’ll study lots of topics and skills such as:

  • Business law
  • Human resources management
  • Conflict resolution in the workplace
  • Training and development
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Accounting

Some of the courses you’ll complete in your modules include Accounting for Non-Accountants, Workforce Management, Labor Issues & Dispute Resolution, Human Resource Training & Development, and others.

On to Your Business Administration Career and Human Resources: What You Can Expect

Our Career Services can help 2 you with finding a job; from interviewing tips, to resume building, to networking, you’ll have the support you need.

Once you have completed your program, you’re ready to move into a rewarding career in business administration with an emphasis in human resources. Your potential career could include:

  • Human resources generalist
  • Benefits specialist
  • Staffing and recruiting
  • Business manager

Your success matters to us, so we’ve designed our curriculum, courses, and format to encourage that success. We want to make earning your degree in Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis an experience that changes your future for the better.