Program Overview – Post-Baccalaureate B.S. in Human Resource Management

Why a post-baccalaureate human resource management degree?

Every company relies on skilled human resource professionals to manage and organize its employees. If you’re interested in entering this promising industry, but previously earned a bachelor’s degree in a different field, Point Park University Online has a solution. The online Post-Baccalaureate Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management degree is a two-year program designed to help you develop the skills necessary to begin a career as a human resource manager.

Curriculum Overview

Designed by professionals for professionals, our online post-baccalaureate human resources degree helps you gain the skills you need for the career you want. You will explore a variety of interactive courses guided by a faculty of educators with years of experience. You will study labor and management relations while strengthening your knowledge of the latest workplace regulations. The online post-baccalaureate human resources program also provides real-world knowledge, so you will be prepared to enter into the field as soon as you graduate.

Additionally, our curriculum aligns fully with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), and we are an HR Certification Institute (HRCI) Academic Provider through the Associate Professional in Human Resources® (aPHR®).

Transform Your Experience into College Credit

Point Park University is proud to introduce a new Prior Learning Assessment and Advanced Standing/Experiential Learning Credit opportunities. Students can transfer credits from qualifying experiences including other college institutions, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST exams) or UEXCEL exams, Advanced Placement (AP) credit and experiential learning assessment portfolio submissions. Experiential learning credits are not considered current coursework for financial aid and they do not fulfill any of the minimum 30 credits that must be completed at Point Park University to graduate. In addition, experiential learning credits through portfolio submissions are capped at 18 credits.

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  • Next Start Date: October 22, 2023

Est. Program Length: 2 Years
Credit Hours: 39
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Cost Per Credit: $495
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 9
  • Est. Program Length: 2 Years

  • Credit Hours: 39

  • Course Length: 8 Weeks

  • Cost Per Credit: $495

  • Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 90

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Career Outcomes

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median annual salary for a human resource manager is $110,120. By earning a post-baccalaureate human resources degree, you can achieve success in the field through a variety of positions, including:

Human resource managers support companies by developing employee training procedures, planning recruitment efforts and directing daily business functions involving employees. To create a successful and comfortable workplace environment, these professionals work with several different administrative branches of a company, including marketing and management.

Training and development coordinators work with companies to ensure their employees are trained with the most relevant tools and information. These professionals conduct research to learn about new training techniques while planning and coordinating employee training events.

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