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Business Administration, Human Resources Management Major, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Rochester Hills, MI, United States
The major in human resources management develops the skills needed to administer the personnel functions of organizations. It is designed primarily for students who intend to pursue careers in administration, personnel management, labor relations, or wherever the management of people at work is a central concern. 
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Overview

Emphasis is placed on developing an intensive understanding of the concepts and techniques needed to acquire, develop and utilize an organization’s human resources. The program includes broad coverage of such topics as personnel psychology, personnel administration and labor/management relations, in addition to providing basic knowledge of organizational behavior

To fulfill requirements for the human resources management major, students must be admitted to major standing in human resources management, complete the core program and earn at least 25 credits as specified below, with a grade of 2.0 or better in each major course. A grade of 2.0 or better must be achieved in each prerequisite for a human resources management course before a HRM major, or any Oakland University student, may begin work in that human resources management course.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Organizational Behavior
  • Introduction to the Management of Human Resources
  • Achieve III - Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Research Methods
  • Advanced Human Resources Management
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Leadership and Group Performance
  • Motivation and Work Behavior
  • Labor/Management Relations
  • International Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management
  • Topics in Organizational Management
  • Seminar: Current Business Topics
  • Economics of Human Resources
  • Public Sector Human Resource Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

In addition to the course requirements listed above, students wishing to earn a human resources management (HRM) major must also complete the Human Resources Management Experience (HRME) requirement which will satisfy ORG 399. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    498 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester Hills

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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