Online Human Resources Programs
Be the difference in your profession.
Human resources isn’t just "HR" anymore. The career now demands specialists with more than skills in business, communications and management. Thankfully St. Joseph’s University online provides you with exactly that.
With a curriculum offering vital courses in staff development and personnel management, the St. Joseph’s University Human Resources program builds on your foundation in human resource functions, including retention and recruiting, employee development, benefits and compensation, and labor relations. Learn to structure your newfound knowledge in a synergistic manner and build strengthened relationships between employees and organizations.
B.S. in Human Resources
Prepare for a career in human resources management.
The new Bachelor of Science in Human Resources (HR) degree is a 120-credit program with course offerings that include Alternative Dispute Resolution, Employee Benefits Management, Organizational Development, Talent Management and compensation. The degree is designed to prepare students for a career in human resources management.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for an HR manager is $102,780 and they project job growth for HR managers to increase by nine percent through 2024.
Human resource management is a growing field, and there has been a demand for human resource majors from the employers who offer our students internships and jobs. With already established graduate and certificate programs in the area and an existing Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Alignment Agreement, St. Joseph’s University has a strong foundation on which to build. The program has faculty expertise, established courses and a proven model for success.
M.S. in Management, Human Resources Management Concentration
Complete your master's on your own terms.
Targeting career-oriented students with a desire to succeed, St. Joseph’s M.S. in Management advances careers to the highest levels of the business world.
Designed for working adults holding leadership positions in the public service, private and nonprofit sectors, the program offers concentrations in organizational management, health care management and human resources management, and promotes managerial effectiveness and the enhancement of workplace performance.
All of St. Joseph’s Graduate Management Studies programs emphasize the development of abilities associated with superior managerial performance and the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to everyday business situations.
Whether earning your bachelor’s degree or building your master’s, online learning is a valuable resources for you. Online education is flexible, accessible at any time and allows you the opportunity to learn at your own pace. Our online instructors provide a wealth of knowledge and tools for you to use.
Dual Degree, B.S. Organizational Management and M.S. in Management with a Concentration in Human Resources Management
Advance and become a leader.
From the beginning, this dual degree program cultivates career and educational advancement by promoting managerial effectiveness and exposing students to concepts that will support leadership growth. The graduate portion builds on this foundation, fostering the application of theoretical and quantitative knowledge to actual organizational issues and preparing students to be effective leaders, strategic partners, problem solvers and policy facilitators.
Advanced Certificate in Human Resources Management
An advanced certificate to fulfill your needs.
The Human Resources Management Certificate program provides practitioners with advanced study of current human resources trends and practices. An emphasis is placed on understanding the role of human resources within an organization, and developing human resources plans consistent with an organization’s strategic objectives.
Certificate in Human Resources
The leg-up you deserve.
This certificate has as its purpose the successful management of human resources in support of organizational effectiveness. It is designed to provide specialized study of such personnel management activities as work analysis, staffing, training and development, employee appraisal, compensation enhancement of work environment, and personnel law and labor relations.
Certificate in Leadership and Supervision
Become the leader you already are.
This certificate is designed to improve supervisory and managerial effectiveness. Through selected courses and a case-study orientation, students will learn to apply prominent theories and practices in employee management and development to commonly encountered problems and situations.
Where will you go?
After graduation, human resources degree holders' job opportunities can include such careers as employee relations specialist, human resource manager, recruiter and trainer. Potential workplaces include corporations, consulting firms, school districts and government.