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B.S. in Human Resource Management

Be Equipped to Excel Through Regent’s Human Resources Program

Ready to take your people skills to the next level? Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management will provide you with an understanding of how the recruitment, development, and retention of employees contribute to an organization’s strategic goals. You’ll study various compensation and benefits plans, and learn how to apply professional, ethical, and responsible entrepreneurial behaviors to management and human resources situations. You can pursue this human resource management program online or at our beautiful campus in Virginia Beach.

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SHARPEN YOUR HR SKILLS

Explore strategic recruiting, the hiring process, employee orientation, leadership onboarding, retention programs, and the employee lifecycle.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 & 2020). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through our Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management degree program.

On completing the B.S. in Human Resource Management degree program, you will be able to:

  • Create training and development plans that support employee development.
  • Identify innovative and customer-driven personnel solutions.
  • Effectively respond to changing and complex employment laws.

Career Opportunities

  • Compensation & Benefits Manager
  • Employee Assistance Plan Manager
  • Employment & Recruitment Specialist
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Labor Relations Specialist
9%
Projected growth in employment of human resources managers from 2016-2026 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Exploration of principles and activities in the commercial enterprise including topics such as product, price, promotion, place/channel, competition, company, and communication.

Examines from a Christian perspective, foundational leadership behaviors required of leaders within organization. Students will learn leadership theories and styles of communication, and develop strategies for implementing effective oral and written leadership communications in businesses and organizations.

Surveys the opportunities and challenges associated with planning, conducting and implementing international business transactions in the international marketplace. Prerequisite: BUSN 240.

Investigates principles and current issues in compensation methods and systems. Prerequisite: MGMT 210.

Examines training and development at all levels, from initial orientation to executive development. Discusses in-house training, using vendors, and developing partnerships with colleges and universities. Prerequisite: MGMT 210.

Exploration of HR planning, selection, job placement, performance appraisal, and outplacement activities. Prerequisite: MGMT 210.

Students examine personnel laws and issues including the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, selected immigration laws, affirmative action, sexual harassment, and other issues of gender and racial/ethnic equity. Prerequisite: MGMT 210.

Students explore the National Labor Relations Act and address collective bargaining concepts applicable in today's commercial enterprise. Prerequisite: MGMT 210.

Study of the human resource management theories and principles related specifically to the hospitality and tourism industries. Topics include: organizational structure; job design; employee selection; training; safety; security; retention; motivation; evaluation, and benefits administration.

Course will review strategic HR functions working with a global workforce, HR planning, demographics, forecasting, metrics. Prerequisite: MGMT 210.

Intensive examination of a selected area of study. Topics vary and are announced in advance. Lecture, seminar, and/or team study. Cross-listed with MGMT 475.

Faculty approved practical experience in a Human Resources function or organization including monitored work experience and/or completion of a culminating management project. Prerequisite: Senior standing and MGMT 210.

Exploration of expectancy, leader-member exchange (LMX), transactional, transformational, servant leadership and other theories, including foundational leadership principles and concepts.

The process and nature of strategic planning, including the constraints and opportunities leaders face in strategic planning, the leader’s task in accommodating and minimizing these limitations, and the impact of these constraints on strategic choices. Prerequisite: LDST 201.

The concepts, theories, and current practice regarding organizational structures and their development, the dynamics of individual and collective behavior within organizations; human interaction within organizations to foster and manage change. Emphasis on the role of leadership and cultural values. Prerequisite: Junior standing and prior management or leadership coursework.

Study of why employees behave as they do and how to promote behavior required to implement a focused business strategy using staffing, development, and reward systems.

Management language, concepts, models, and basic principles of management. Explore interrelated functions (planning, controlling, organizing, leading) of the management process.

Examines governmental regulations and discusses the factors that impact business interaction with governmental policies and institutions including the topics of public policy, social and environmental regulations, corporate responsibility, legal aspects of policy and sustainability. Prerequisite: Junior standing and prior management coursework.

Admission requirements for the human resource management degree program vary based on the stage you’re at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $574/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150

$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee(On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee(Online Students)

$750/semester

$600/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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