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Online Human Resource Management Degree


Whether you’re interested in starting a career in human resources or getting your next promotion, Wayne State’s online human resource management program lets you fit your college education into your busy schedule.  The HR management program will train you to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the management of people within organizations. You’ll learn human resource practices that support the organization’s business strategy, including training and development, recruitment and selection, employee compensation and benefits, labor law and employee relations, performance, and motivation. With a degree in human resource management, you’ll be ready to take on or advance your career in any company or organization.

Wayne State College's Human Resource Management program is one of 419 curriculum programs in 317 educational institutions worldwide acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as being in alignment with its suggested guidelines for human resource education. These guidelines reflect the standards that constitute a broad and deep educational background essential to a successful career in human resource management.

Sample Program of Study




99.8% of WSC grads are employed or in grad school

Percent of recent WSC graduates employed or in graduate school
based on the most recent graduate survey

Fast Facts

Degrees offered: B.A., B.S.

Hours required:
For concentration: 48
General education: 41
To graduate from WSC: 120

School: Business and Technology

Department: Business and Economics

Accreditation: International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Online tuition: $780 per 3 credit hour course

Book costs: Approximately $137 per course

Awards and rankings: Our MBA program is ranked in the Top 5 Online Business Degrees by Best Master’s Degrees; and third out of 97 institutions by GetEducated.com.

Human Resource Management Scholarships

In addition to having the region’s most affordable tuition, we offer thousands of dollars in scholarships every year. Learn more about scholarships and aid for your online degree in human resource management.

Focus on Affordability

WSC delivers a comprehensive online human resource management degree at a lower cost than area schools. And with a flat rate for residents and non-residents, you can’t beat our value!























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Learn from the Best

Our faculty are accomplished, with 85% of our full-time faculty having the highest degree in their field. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. And with a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in a personalized setting with a friendly atmosphere.

Our Focus is Results

Wayne State has the keys to your success and offers just what you need to become well prepared for the real world.


Skills Learned

  • Workforce planning, recruitment, and job design
  • Employment laws and regulations
  • Human resource information systems
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • Financial function within a business
  • Business management and leadership
  • Legal and ethical standards of business
  • Principles of business marketing
  • Presentation and public speaking
  • Oral and written communication
  • Computer literacy and competency
  • Organization and time management



Possible Careers

  • Human resources manager
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Compensation manager
  • Benefits specialist
  • Labor relations specialists
  • Team leader
  • Training and development manager
  • Human resources consultant
  • Employment recruiter
  • Job development specialist
  • Office manager



  • Businesses
  • Corporations
  • Employment agencies
  • Government / federal agencies
  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • HR consulting firms
  • Job placement agencies
  • Hospitals and medical clinics
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Retail stores


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