Human Resource Management

Human Resources Degree at Peirce College

On-Campus & Online Human Resources Degree

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Peirce’s Human Resources (HR) degree program prepares you for new opportunities. Specifically, our Human Resources Management degree program positions you to play a key role in talent recruitment, development and retention all of which play a critical role in business growth. You’ll study practical HR management areas, like benefits, compensation and training, and you’ll get a strong foundation in business principles, law and ethics to help build your skill set and prepare you for real-world business settings.

Plus, with Peirce, you get flexible courses that fit your busy schedule. This human resources degree is available online, on campus or through a combination of both.

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Peirce's HR Management degree program meets the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) vigorous standards of HR practice. SHRM defines the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students, and our program's SHRM alignment empowers Peirce graduates to become successful strategic partners that proactively manage their companies' most important resources: their people. 

Ready to explore new opportunities in the HR field? Learn more about why Peirce's Human Resources Management degree might be right for you and apply today to take your first step toward a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Human Resources Degree Curriculum

Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
COM 312Practical Reasoning3
ECO 101Macroeconomics3
ECO 102Microeconomics3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
HUMHUM Core (choose 1)3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCIScience Courses (choose 2)6
GEN EDGeneral Education Courses (choose 1)3
BUS 100Introduction to Business3
ACC 105Accounting for Non-Financial Managers3
FIN 105Finance for Non Financial Managers3
MKT 101Introduction to Marketing3
MAT 109Statistics I3
MGT 210Applied Management Concepts3
HRM 201Human Resource Management3
HRM 306Managing Employment Law3
HRM 310Training Development and Design3
HRM 330HR Information Systems3
HRM 350Human Capital Management3
HRM 380Labor and Employee Relations3
HRM 395Total Rewards3
MGT 310Ethical Leadership3
HRM 410Organizational Development3
HRM 420Global HR and Diversity3
MGT 404Operations Management3
HRM 450HRM Capstone3
SWE 304 or ELECooperative Work Experience or Elective Course (HRM 425 Recommended)3
ELEElective (choose 6)18
GE ELEGeneral Education Elective (choose one)3

Careers in Human Resource Management

Our Human Resource Management program prepares you to become a vital contributor to your company as an HR assistant, generalist, specialist or recruiter. Graduates will be prepared to pursue professional and senior professional HR certifications from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). For more information about potential human resources degree careers for Peirce graduates, visit our Business Careers page.

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“There are thousands of employers that have internal HR departments, and many organizations that provide HR resources as consultants – all of whom need quality employees with this type of degree. There are local, national, and international opportunities for graduates of this program.”

Kristen Irey, J.D.
Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management

Interested in a degree in Human Resource Management? Contact an Admissions Representative and get started with your application. You can also apply using our online application.