Kaplan University offers the Advanced Start Bachelor in Science in Business Administration Program with a Focus Area in Human Resources to associate and bachelor degree holders interested in career advancement or career change towards the field of human resources. Human resources concerns include learning in employment practice, employee training, personnel administration, as well as compensation and benefits. The solid business foundation provided by the program prepares students to work effectively in various work settings.
The program requires the completion of ninety (90) credit hours to be eligible for graduation. Tuition cost is $ 425.00 per credit hour. Kaplan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Prospective students who do not have previous college credits should at least have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. They will be required to complete one hundred eighty (180) credit hours to graduate. Tuition cost is $ 371.00 per credit hour.
The program curriculum consists of Core Courses, Major Courses, and Open Electives. Required Core Courses include 100/200 Level Communication Course, 100/200 Level Mathematics Course, 200 Level Communication Course, 300/400 Level Arts and Humanities Course, 300/400 Level Physical Science Course, and 300/400 Level Social Science Course.
Required Major Courses include Major Courses include Microeconomics, Business Math, Introduction to Management, Finance, Marketing, Managerial Accounting for Business Professionals, Organizational Behavior, Management Policy and Strategy, Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors or Accounting I, Human Resource Management or Small Business Management, Business Process Management or Operations Management, Managerial Economics or Corporate Finance, Macroeconomics or Global Business, Marketing Research or Marketing Management or Marketing Elective, and Management Capstone Externship or Bachelor’s Capstone Management. Required Open Elective Courses have a total equivalent of fifty-nine (59) credits. Effective Human Resource Managers are expected to initiate and create processes that would facilitate human capital development in organization.