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Online degree in human resource management

Online Human Resource Management Degree Program

Online HR Degree Program

Whether you’re interested in starting a career in human resources or getting your next promotion, the online human resource management degree program at Wayne State lets you fit your college education into your busy schedule.  The online HR degree 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 human resources management degree, you’ll be ready to take on or advance your career in any company or organization.

Sample Program of Study and Course Rotation




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: 30
To graduate from WSC: 120

School: Business and Technology

Department: Business and Economics

Accreditation: International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

Nationally Ranked Program

Best Online College in Nebraska

No. 1 in Nebraska

Best Online College in Nebraska, 2019

SR Education Group

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Human Resource Management 2019 - SR Education Group

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 9 in the U.S.

Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in Human Resource Management, 2019

SR Education Group

Best Online Bachelor's in Human Resources, 2018 - GetEducated.com

No. 1 in Nebraska;
No. 7 in the U.S.

Best Buy for Online Bachelor's in Human Resource Management, 2018


Scholarships and Aid

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 human resource management degree online program.

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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Wayne State College
University of South Dakota
University of Nebraska - Kearney
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Learn From the Best

Our faculty are accomplished, with 92% of the full-time faculty in this department holding 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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