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As a student in the Online Human Resource Management B.S. Program at Seton Hill, you will learn how to recruit and support the best people for any business function. In the process, you'll build a foundation for your own meaningful career.

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Why Studying Human Resources Management Online at Seton Hill is Right for You

Interesting, Career-Relevant Courses

This program includes core business courses like:College of Distinction in Business

  • Accounting
  • Micro & Macroeconomics
  • Business Communication
  • Data Analytics

In addition to courses that target the field of Human Resource Management, such as:

  • Talent Acquisition & Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Global Workforce
  • Employee & Labor Law
  • Marketing

View Seton Hill's online catalog system for a complete list of courses and course details.

Convenient Program Format & Schedule Transfer Up to 90 Credits

Courses are offered fully online, in an asynchronous environment. This means you can take courses, chat online with classmates and professors, and access support services when it's convenient for you. Courses are offered in 8-week sessions. You have the option of starting your degree at the beginning of any session. This program can be completed in as little as one year. The time it takes to complete your degree will depend on the number of courses you elect to take each session, and the amount of credits you transfer to Seton Hill (if any). 

You Can Afford ItAid Available

Online Degree Program students are eligible for:

  • Discounted Tuition
  • Financial Aid
  • Employer Reimbursement
  • Military Benefits
  • College Credit for Life Experience
  • And more!

Dedicated FacultyExpert Faculty

Seton Hill's Online Human Resource Management B.S. is taught by dedicated professors from Seton Hill's School of Business. They are experts in the field, and they are dedicated to your success.

Field Experience & Professional Credential Prep

The Online Human Resource Management B.S. at Seton Hill features a program of study that prepares you to earn credentials awarded by professional organizations, like the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). You also have the option to complete a professional field experience as part of your degree - although this is not a requirement for online students.

Support for Working Adults

As a student in the Online Bachelor's and Certificates Program at Seton Hill, you will have online access to:

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  • personal academic advising
  • writing & math tutoring
  • career & professional development services
  • computer software & technical support

(Even more benefits just for Online Bachelor's Degree Program students can be found here.)

Career Opportunities (& Support) for Life

The HR Field

Human resources is a solid career field. In fact, U.S.News & World Report ranks HR Specialist as one of their 100 Best Jobs for 2022. All members of a human resources team connect the value of human talent to the organization’s bottom line. They deal with people and have interesting days. Human resources jobs often include flexible hours and telecommuting, and involve collaborating with project teams and employees based outside the office.Career Placement

What You Can Expect, Salary-Wise

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, human resources specialists made an average of $63,490 in 2020, while managers made an average of $121,220.

We'll Be Here to Help

Seton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will work with you, your professors, and local, regional and national employers to provide you with the career preparation skills, internship opportunities and placement services you need to keep moving up. And, like the benefits of your Seton Hill education, the resources of the Career Center will remain available to you after you graduate.

Places Our Graduates Work:

  • UPMC
  • Stanford Home Centers
  • Mine Safety Appliance
  • Evoqua Water Technologies
  • FEMCO Holdings
  • Global Executive Solutions Group
  • Saint Anne's Home
  • Lockheed Martin

Positions Our Graduates Hold:

  • Employer Benefits Specialist
  • VP of HR
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Executive Recruiter
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resource Generalist

National Society of Leadership & Success

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The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the nation's largest leadership honor society. As a student in one of Seton Hill’s online bachelor's degree or certificate programs, you will be eligible for membership.  Find out more here.

Business ClubsBusiness Clubs

Business majors of all ages and backgrounds have fun and gain practical experience in networking and professional development through a variety of clubs, including:

  • Business Club 
  • Society for Human Resource Management - Seton Hill Student Chapter (Seton Hill's SHRM Chapter has earned the Superior Merit Award 11 times!)
  • Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) 
  • Finance Club
  • Seton Hill University Enactus Team 

More information on these and all student clubs can be found under Clubs & Organizations.

You Can Earn Your HR Degree & an MBA Together (for Less $) FastForward Program Logo

Through the FastForward Bachelor’s to MBA Program, you can earn both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in less time, for less money.

The Wukich Center

The Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (Wukich CEO) provides support just for Seton Hill students who are interested in creating a new business.

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