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Labor and Human Resources, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The Bachelor of Science in Labor and Human Resources from Penn State World Campus is designed for students who want to learn about human resources from a more quantitative perspective. 
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Overview

Graduates with Labor and Human Resources from Penn State World Campus will be equipped for various positions in human resources, recruitment, placement management, compensation and benefits, and other labor environments. Others may continue their education and work toward a master's or doctoral degree.

The bachelor of science program offers the prescribed curriculum in labor and human resources, with additional course electives in management, communications, and accounting to prepare you for the more quantitative aspects of a career in human resources. 

This degree may be your best choice if you wish to work in training and development, staffing, recruitment, compensation, or benefits. This degree offers two options: Human Resources or Labor and Employment Relations.

Careers

  • human resources generalist
  • benefits and compensation specialist
  • staffing and placement specialist
  • human resources consultant
  • training and development specialist
  • employee recruiter
  • labor relation specialist
  • union organizer
  • union representative and negotiator
  • arbitrator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Employment Relationship: Law and Policy
  • Human Resources Ethics
  • Research Methods in Labor and Employment Relations
  • Understanding Employee Behavior

  • Race, Gender, and Employment

  • History of Work in America

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • To apply for this program, you must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED. 
  • High school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if you attended another institution, and/or official military transcripts (if applicable).
  • Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • Submit official documents by mail

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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