Human resource managers play a vital role in the “people aspect” of a business, working directly with employees to create a workplace environment that is supportive and fulfilling.
Lindenwood University-Belleville’s bachelor of science degree in human resource management introduces you to this exciting career field and helps you develop critical skills in negotiation, communication, recruitment, training, and leadership.
Like many of our students, you may already be a full-time employee, parent, spouse, or caretaker and wonder if you can add “full-time student” to your list of roles. At Lindenwood, going back to school doesn’t mean putting the rest of your life on hold. We understand your busy schedule and work with you one-on-one to meet your academic goals conveniently.
The bachelor’s degree in human resource management is one of our accelerated degree programs, which means you can earn your degree in as little as 18 months by attending class only one night a week. Our unique cluster format for classes allows you to earn credits at a faster rate while still gaining relevant, in-depth knowledge from real professionals in the field. You’ll get the quality education to take your career to the next level without sacrificing important family and personal time!
Lindenwood University-Belleville Human Resource Management Faculty
Each of Lindenwood University-Belleville’s full-time human resource management faculty has the highest degree in their field, along with significant real world experience managing employees and working in corporations, small businesses, and non-profit organizations. Small class sizes give you a better learning experience, as well as personalized guidance from professors who care about you and want to see you succeed.
Earning a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management at Lindenwood University-Belleville
With the bachelor’s degree in human resource management, you’ll take coursework in employee training and development, labor economics, marketing, legal issues, group dynamics, and conflict resolution. The broad scope of our curriculum ensures that you’re prepared for any number of on-the-job situations you may encounter in the field of human resources. You’ll also develop solid communication skills and analytical decision-making capabilities that will help you in your career.
You can also earn a Human Resource Management minor.
What to do with a Human Resource Management Degree
Your degree in human resource management will equip you for a host of management careers within a wide variety of companies and organizations. You’ll be able to supervise employees of different ages, personalities, and cultural backgrounds while ensuring a more productive and satisfying work environment.
Some possible career paths you may choose include staffing/recruitment, employee training, compensation and benefits, health and safety in the workplace, labor relations, and many more. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the job rate for human resource managers will grow faster than average at nine percent through 2024. Median annual salaries are also higher than average at $102,780.