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Human Resources Degree at Peirce College

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Peirce’s Human Resources degree program prepares you for new opportunities.

Your Human Resources Degree

Our Human Resources (HR) Management degree program prepares 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 skillset and prepare you for real-world business settings.

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

Peirce graduates of the HR Management degree program become successful strategic partners that proactively manage their company’s most important resources. Ready to explore new opportunities in the HR field? Apply today.

Human Resource Management at Peirce College

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Bachelor of Science Degree Curriculum - Minimum Total Credits: 121

PRC PRC 100 or PRC 101* 1
BIS 111 Application Software Fundamentals 3
COM 112 Speech Communication 3
COM 312 Practical Reasoning 3
ECO 101 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 102 Microeconomics 3
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 103 Rhetoric and Research 3
HUM 102 Introduction to Ethics 3
HUM HUM Core (choose 1) 3
MAT 101 Introduction to College Mathematics 3
MAT 102 College Algebra 3
SCI Science Courses (choose 2) 6
GEN ED General Education Courses (choose 1) 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 105 Accounting for Non-Financial Managers 3
FIN 105 Finance for Non Financial Managers 3
MKT 101 Introduction to Marketing 3
MAT 109 Statistics I 3
MGT 210 Applied Management Concepts 3
HRM 201 Human Resource Management 3
HRM 306 Managing Employment Law 3
HRM 310 Training Development and Design 3
HRM 330 HR Information Systems 3
HRM 350 Human Capital Management 3
HRM 380 Labor and Employee Relations 3
HRM 395 Total Rewards 3
MGT 310 Ethical Leadership 3
HRM 410 Organizational Development 3
HRM 420 Global HR and Diversity 3
MGT 404 Operations Management 3
HRM 450 HRM Capstone 3
SWE 304 or ELE Cooperative Work Experience or Elective Course (HRM 425 Recommended) 3
ELE Elective (choose 6) 18
GE ELE General Education Elective (choose one) 3

Meet Our Full-Time Faculty

Kristen Irey, J.D.

Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management

B.A., Immaculata College 
J.D., Widener University School of Law
PHR, Professional in Human Resources 
Subject Area: Human Resource Management

Charlene Glenn, Ed.D.

Professor, Business Administration

B.S., Widener University
M.S., Villanova University
Ed.D, St. Joseph's University
Subject Area: Management  Leadership, Human Resource Management, Training and Development, Recruitment and Retention, Strategic Management

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).

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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.