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Human Resource Management

American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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Explore strategies to motivate, compensate, recruit, evaluate, and develop an organization’s most important asset—its people—with this Human Resource Management BA course from the American Public University (APU).


Course Details

This Human Resource Management BA course from the American Public University will familiarize you with the laws, rules, regulations, and issues influencing human resource management, talent development, and employee recruitment and retention. APU’s BA in HR Management will also strengthen your understanding of the role HR plays in organizational diversity and inclusion. Case studies will help you examine the human resource function as it impacts an enterprise’s strategic direction.

The program is aligned with Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidelines. As such, you may apply to take the SHRM Certified Professional exam in your final year of the program.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Employment Law 
  • General 

What You Will Do

  • Examine laws, rules, regulations, and policies affecting human capital in today’s global workforce
  • Compare and contrast compensation packages and incentives used to recruit and retain employees in a diverse and inclusive organization
  • Describe leading trends and issues in the HR field
  • Explain the role an HR department plays in helping organizations define their strategic direction

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Employee Training and Development
  • Interviewing 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Recruitment and Staffing
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Management Ethics
  • Management Communications

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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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