Set companies up for success

It’s one of the most important roles within any organization: human resource management. Why? Because interpersonal communication can make or break a business. The way we relate to one another within an organizational structure, the culture we build – it’s the backbone of business. And this bachelor's in human resources will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for management of the human resource function within an organization. You’ll develop interpersonal and technical skills – in areas such as employment practices, staffing, compensation and benefits, training, and change management – that will help your business thrive.

Credits 120
Cost Per Credit $475

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Program Overview

It’s not something people think about very often, but the way you relate to the people you work with on a day-to-day basis really can affect your ability to perform well professionally. This bachelor's in human resources program will set you up for success in the field of HR. But more importantly, it will give you what you need to help your co-workers succeed in their own roles. You’ll learn how to demonstrate effective writing, public speaking, and interpersonal communication skills. You’ll also learn how to apply business management skills that will create a diverse workforce – the kind that’s capable of achieving organizational goals.

This bachelor's in human resources program will teach you about important federal and state legislation, case law decisions, and executive orders that affect employment relationships. You’ll learn to analyze a compensation plan that identifies and describes plan objectives, salary structure. and fringe benefits. You’ll also learn how to identify organizational needs for safety plans in multiple areas governed by OSHA related to employee health, safety, and security. You’ll engage management techniques that integrate employee and organizational development with leadership, and learn organizational strategies for recruitment, selection, training, retention, and development of employees.

What about strategic planning? You’ll gain an understanding of how it relates to the workforce and human resource development. And finally, it’s important for us to mold servant leaders at Concordia. Through this program, you’ll identify and describe the elements of servant leadership that apply to the work of the human resource professional.

This bachelor's in human resources program is also offered as a Certificate and a Minor. Please see the course catalog for full descriptions and courses/credits. The human resource management program is offered in conjunction with our sister campus in Mequon, WI (Concordia University Wisconsin).

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Develop a greater understanding of people and learn effective strategies to help them achieve their potential.
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