Friends University

2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213

Online Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management

Program Details

The Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management degree offered by Friends University is intended to prepare its students for careers or advancement in a variety of industries. The Human Resource Management emphasis aims to serve the needs of students studying this field by providing current, and comprehensive resources. An objective of this program is to advance the profession by promoting the essential, strategic role that Human Resources Management fills in the areas of both for profit and non-profit organizations. A student who graduates with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management may be able to acquire employment in the Human Resource department in various areas of the industry.

The curriculum of this program emphasizes both the theories and the best practices that are essential for a successful career in human resources. An objective of this program is to help students to develop their knowledge and skills related to thinking critically and examining human resource issues. This program aims to provide training and experience via opportunities to prepare students for entry-level positions in human resources. Students who are interested in pursuing higher degrees at a Master’s level may also be prepared. The curriculum of this program is based on the Human Resource Certification Institute and Society for Human Resource Management’s Curriculum Guidebook. Topics and subjects that are covered in this program include: strategic management, workforce planning and employment, human resource development, total rewards, employee relations, labor relations, and risk management.

This program requires its students to complete 83 credit hours of required courses in order to graduate. This should add up to at least 124 credit hours total earned in order to graduate. General education courses help develop a student’s mastery of critical thinking and analysis. Students are required to take courses in the areas such as: Writing, Math, Natural Science, and Computer Information Systems. Students are also required to take additional electives in their choice of the following subjects: History, Literature, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language / World Culture. Students are required to complete the Core Requirements relating to Human Resource Management, which encompasses a total of 46 credit hours of courses.

Program Overview:

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online
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    Per Semester Credit
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  • Fees Overview :

    Reduced tuition rate applies to returning adult students. 10 percent tuition discount awarded to eligible military.

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A student should have a minimum of 62 earned credit hours before applying to this program. Students also should have earned credit in a College math course and have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or above.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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