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Human Resource Management, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #401 (WUR) Online
With a major in Human Resource Management, you’ll be able to cultivate your interpersonal skills and creatively foster a better functioning workforce. You’ll learn the skills that enable you to handle the critical tasks of assembling the right employees and making sure they can function at the top of their game. Florida International University offers the Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resource Management degree course.


The Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resource Management degree offered by Florida International University prepares you to plan, recruit and select the best talent for your company; design and evaluate training programs; and learn best practices for performance review, feedback and disciplinary actions.

After completing your BBA with a major in Human Resources, you will be able to:
  • Develop and apply HR planning, recruitment, and selection practices that conform to commonly accepted professional standards and are legally sustainable.
  • Develop and apply training needs analysis, instructional objectives, training program design that fully utilizes multimedia capabilities, and training evaluation practices so that training has a positive return on investment (ROI) for the business.
  • Develop and apply performance appraisal forms and corrective performance management actions including feedback and disciplinary measures so that they are effective and legally sustainable.
  • Develop and apply compensation, benefit, and reward systems that facilitate the attraction, development, and retention of a high-performance workforce and are legally sustainable.
  • Develop and apply labor-management practices that foster a productive work environment and that are legally sustainable.
  • Develop and apply HR information systems (HRIS) that support effective decision-making in all HR areas (i.e., staffing, training, performance management, compensation and reward systems, and labor-management practices).
In today's ever-changing business environment, there's a growing demand for HR specialists. Recruiting, hiring and retaining top-level talent is a key competitive advantage. More than ever, many HR roles are focused equally on contributing strategically and functionally to manage the organization’s talent. This is expected to be a rapid-growth field as the workplace continues to evolve with new ways of working, including telecommuting, shared jobs, and project teams that may be based anywhere in the world. In 2013, Money included HR specialists in its list of 100 Best Business Jobs. Employment of human resource specialists is expected to grow 21 percent between 2010 and 2020. In 2010, the median annual wage of human resource specialists was $52,690. (Occupational Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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  • Administrative Services Managers
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  • Training and Development Specialists

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      2-year Transfer; 4-year Freshman
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Managing Diversity
  • International Human Resources Management or
  • Employment Law
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Human Resource Management
  • Training and Development
  • Recruitment and Staffing
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Union-Management Relations

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You must submit the following:
  • Online Application
  • $30 application fee
  • English Language Proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS)
If you are a first-year student you will also need the following:
  • Official high school transcripts (with translation if required)
  • SAT or ACT scores
If you are a transfer student you will also need the following:
  • NACES course-by-course evaluation of transcripts
  • If you have less than 60 transferable credits, you must also submit your high school transcripts (with translation if needed) and SAT and/or ACT scores

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    330 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 330 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    213 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 213 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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