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Bachelor of Business Administration in

Human Resource Management

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Human Resource Management You will learn‌ Human Resource Management course work provides expertise in employment law, recruitment, assessment and selection; employee performance, training and development; compensation and benefits; health safety and security; and employee and labor relations. This course of study helps you gain an understanding of human resource information systems and strategic HR management, and examines other current business issues. Woven throughout specific coursework are topics relevant to all business professionals. The program was developed by practicing human resource professionals using the framework provided by the Human Resource Certification Institute.

With this degree, you can‌ This degree will prepare you to provide business leadership and strategy in the workplace for your employer and co-workers. You will be able to apply your expertise in strategic management, workforce planning and employment to create a more efficient business. You will be prepared to create competitive programs in human resource development, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, occupational health, and safety and security to make your business a better place to work. Regardless of your position in an human resource department, this degree will expand your knowledge of HR issues and increase your value to your employer with expertise in the complicated and everchanging landscape of human resources.

Friends University believes in the equity and dignity of all people and our responsibility to care for one another in our learning and working relationships.

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FAQ You will develop skills in… • Understanding the issues, principles and methodologies of HR management. • Appreciating the strategic role of the human resource professional in profit and nonprofit businesses supporting the organization’s mission, vision, values and goals. • Analyzing current issues and trends in the workplace today using a wide range of resources. • Evaluating, analyzing and developing programs that fit the needs of a business or a workforce. • Creating plans and policies that provide a safe and secure working environment to protect the organization from liabilities. • Developing programs to enhance the skills of your workforce and improve your organization’s productivity and efficacy.

Benefits and features of the degree include... • Developing effective and efficient strategies to maximize the workforce in challenging economic times. • Creating a competitive advantage by attracting, retaining and motivating talented employees. • Developing effective and innovative human resource strategies to compete in your environment — local or global. • Understanding the internal and external organizational environments and how those affect your business. • Evaluating ethical, social, civic, cultural and political issues as they relate to employers and employees. • Acknowledgment by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for fully aligning with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

The Friends difference for adult students... • Start as soon as you like, progress as fast as you wish and get the degree that meets your needs. • A success coach helps you design a degree that fits your schedule and fulfills your goals. • A student peer success mentor provides support, and informal advice and guidance to help you adjust to and navigate the unique challenges you face as an adult student. • Career exploration elements are embedded in many courses to help you identify professional and graduate school opportunities for your major. • Experiential learning provides you with awareness of civic and social needs. • Alpha Sigma Lambda, a national academic honor society for adult students, recognizes academic achievements.

Apply now Apply online at or mail application and fee to:

Friends University Admissions 2100 W. University Ave. Wichita, KS 67213

Application fee ($35, $50 international) – Friends University waives the application fee for all active duty and retired military personnel.

Where is the Human Resource Management degree offered? We offer adult-focused bachelor’s degrees in Wichita, Topeka, greater Kansas City area and online. Not all courses and programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with your Admissions Counselor for more details.

How long will it take to complete my degree? This varies depending upon several factors, including how much previous college credit you have. However, you can start as soon as you want and finish as soon as you like. You determine your own pace – whether you want to take one evening course per week or more than one per week. Your admissions counselor can give you a better idea of timeframe.

Is the degree accredited? Yes. All Friends University undergraduate and graduate degrees are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Is financial aid available? Students enrolled in 12 credit hours during a 16-week period will be considered full time for financial aid purposes. To learn more about your financial aid options, call 316-295-5200 or email apply4$

“As an adult student, we understand what it takes for you to enter or re-enter the classroom and succeed. You will find the support you need through our success coaches, student peer success mentors and faculty. At Friends, we are focused on you and what we can do together to make a difference in our lives and our world.” — Dr. Jo Lobertini, Dean, College of Adult and Professional Studies

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Wichita Main Campus and Online Learning 2100 W. University Ave. | Wichita, Kansas 67213 316-295-5300 | 877-857-5424

Lenexa Education Center 8207 Melrose Dr. | Lenexa, Kansas 66214 913-233-8700 | 800-794-6945, ext. 8700

Topeka Education Center 2820 S.W. Mission Woods Dr. | Topeka, Kansas 66614 785-272-9595 | 800-794-6945, ext. 4300 | Friends University does not discriminate against academically qualified students on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy: EEOC/Title IX Coordinator, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213, (316) 295-5000. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604;; 1-800-621-7440.

Friends University Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management