Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Human Resource Management
Western Governors University

Program Details

An organization’s workforce shapes its success, and qualified human resource professionals are essential to build a high-quality staff. WGU’s Bachelor of Science Business Administration – Human Resource Management  prepares students to fill this vital need. This degree includes courses in workforce planning and recruitment, training and development, compensation and benefits, and employment law. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)—a leading specialized accreditation association for business education—and is designed with input from industry experts. Graduates will be qualified to fill roles including human resource specialist, director of talent acquisition, or organizational learning specialist.


  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts of all prior academic work completed at community colleges, colleges, or universities you’ve attended
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Meet any program-specific admissions requirements
  • Interview with a WGU Enrollment Counselor

Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

Western Governors University is the only university to have received simultaneous accreditation by four regional accrediting commissions. Currently, WGU's "home" accrediting commission is the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the same organization that accredits such leading institutions as the University of Washington, University of Oregon, University of Utah, Brigham Young University, and other public and private colleges.