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Human Resource Management, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New York City, NY, United States
The Human Resource Management program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is one of a select number of programs recognized by the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for fully aligning with SHRM's Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
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Human resource management professionals help businesses and organizations function effectively by recruiting and selecting the right job candidates, training and developing employees, managing benefits and compensation, and effectively handling employee relations on a day-to-day basis. They do this while maintaining close relationships with employees and management, and promoting an ethical and collaborative environment.

Prospective students who are considering the Human Resource Management program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater are encouraged to investigate programs that align with the HR Curriculum Guidebook, as these programs offer broad and comprehensive curriculum in HR. Required courses develop knowledge and experience in key HR areas such as staffing, training and development, compensation, benefits, and labor-management relations.

Above and beyond a rigorous curriculum and faculty who are recognized for their excellence in research and teaching, students benefit by developing their skills with real-world projects and professional internship experiences.

Job Outlook

National employment growth for human resource specialists is expected to be 7 percent1 from 2016 to 2026, and projected growth in Wisconsin is 9 percent2 for the same period. Most employers require a bachelor's degree in human resources or related business field for entry-level positions.

  • Associate Sourcing Specialist
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Recruiter

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human resource management
  • Public Personnel Administration
  • Compensation Management
  • Staffing
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Benefits

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Submit an application and pay the non-refundable $50 application fee
  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • English Language Proficiency Scores
  • Submit the Certification of Finances Form
  • Submit a bank statement showing enough liquid funds to cover the total cost outlined here
  • Submit the biographical page in your passport electronically

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16416 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7694 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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