Human Resource Management
Bachelor's, Degree Completion
Attract and motivate talented staff. Create positive work environments. Help an organization become more efficient.
You’ll need to complete additional requirements to earn your degree. Learn more about the General Education Program (GEP).
Human Resource Management extends beyond processing payrolls and benefits, handling trainings, and resolving disputes.
Human Resource professionals are essential to an organization’s success. HR professionals prevent ineffective employment and management practices from costing businesses money.
HR managers and specialists also:
- match employees with the right experience to the right jobs
- recommend changes, so companies achieve their financial goals
- ensure an organization complies with local, state, and federal laws
- advise on human resource issues, like equal employment opportunity
Enhance your decision-making skills with the Human Resource Management online (HRMT) degree completion program at WSU. This program is available through the Department of Business Administration.
This program is also meant for students who have already completed general education requirements. Students who are well suited for the Human Resource Management online degree completion program include working adults, parents, and distance learners.
The HRMT online degree completion program is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) standards.
ranking among human resource online programs with the best ROI in the U.S., according to OnlineU.
of business schools worldwide are accredited by AACSB—and WSU is one of them. This is a significant honor.
available annually to Human Resource Management students of all levels through the WSU Foundation.
As a Human Resource Management major, you’ll develop a knowledge base in job analysis.
- understand the standards for compensation and benefits calculations
- get hands-on practice managing people in different types of organizations
- know how to recruit and screen people for job interviews in a wide range of industries
- use training and development programs to improve employee morale and daily operations
Your coursework will prepare you for careers in the human resource departments of corporations, government agencies, unions, and other private and public organizations.
Coursework is delivered entirely online, making the HRMT program great for anyone who wants to fit their education into their personal and professional lives.
With fully asynchronous classes, you can complete your assignments anytime, anywhere. This means you can take your career to the next level at your own pace.
Be one step closer to becoming a HR professional by earning industry-recognized certifications along with your degree.
The HRMT curriculum prepares you to earn the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) certification before you graduate.
After graduation and gaining experience in the field, you’ll be ready to sit for other certification exams.
Like Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
These certifications are SHRM-approved and are offered through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).
You’ll complete a variety of individual and group projects that showcase your experience in HR.
During your upper-division courses, you’ll gain hands-on experience developing several strategic plans.
Such as staffing and evaluation, compensation and benefits, and employee training and development.
These plans are standard for the human resource industry.
Apply what you learn in the classroom by traveling the world. At WSU, you can earn credit that applies to your degree while exploring the globe.
Learn about the business of health care in Paris, Poland’s economics, and the sustainability of international business in Scotland.
Or stay within the U.S. and dive into the influential financial institutions along Wall Street and Main Street in New York City.
You’ll receive personalized student advising services and other support.
The College of Business advisor is ready to help you map out your degree plan as you enroll in this program to when you graduate.