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Human Resource Management, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
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.

Overview

The UW-Whitewater Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management 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. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. These guidelines are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and to help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

The programme

Prospective students who are considering a degree in HR 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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • 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:

    5.5

    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:

    61

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Recommended score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 2.8 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

  • less than 24 credits=2.0 combined GPA
  • 24-72 credits=2.5 combined GPA
  • 73+ credits=2.8 GPA

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online application (Submit application first and then send the supporting documents. That would facilitate the processing of all the materials)
  • Academic Records (If your academic record is not issued in English, we will require physical copies of the official English translation in a sealed envelope. We do not accept translations done by the applicants themselves)
  • English Language Scores
  • Financial Documents
  • Copy of Passport

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater may declare a business major at any point in their studies.  The minimum combined GPA requirement varies; depending on the amount of credits you have earned.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16235 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16235 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16235 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16235 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7662 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7662 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Minnesota Resident: $8,180 
  • Discount for nonresident students whose parent or grandparent received a degree from UW-Whitewater: $12,517 

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Nonresident students are automatically eligible for scholarships of $2,000 to $5,000 per year, based on ACT/SAT scores, high school course rigor, class rank and grade point average, and the college application statement. Students will be notified at point of admission regarding these merit-based awards.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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