Effectively Lead and Develop Employees

Earn Your Human Resources and Organizational Leadership Degree

In today’s changing business environment, human resources professionals need to not only have knowledge and skills in recruiting, hiring and resolving problems, but must also have experience in managing a diverse workforce and leading change. Our program prepares you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful as an organizational leader.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Associate’s Degree 18 Months
AcceleratED Bachelor’s Degree 18 Months

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Gain In-Field Human Resources Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful career across a wide range of human resources occupations. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant leadership skills employers seek, including:

  • Change Management

    Understand the impact of change on an organization and learn how to approach change by exploring a variety of management models and best practices.

  • Employment Law

    Develop an understanding of legal issues involved in human resources management including labor relations, employee rights, sexual harassment and diversity.

  • Compensation and Benefits Administration

    Practice designing an equitable pay structure and recognize the ways in which compensation and benefits motivate and reward employee performance.

  • Talent Management, Training and Development

    Learn how to help employees build successful careers through development and performance.

Prepare for Your Professional Certification Exam

Our curriculum prepares you with the knowledge and skills you need to take the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam—a credential highly valued by employers in the industry.*

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Business programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • 3M
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Best Buy
  • Boston Scientific
  • Coca-Cola
  • Ecolab
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • General Mills
  • Medtronic
  • Target Corporation
  • UPS
  • Wells Fargo

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

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At Rasmussen College, it is important to us that we provide transparent, up-to-date salary estimates for all our degree programs as reported by our graduates. However, there is insufficient data available for this particular degree program at this time. Please check back, as we are working diligently to publish the updated salary information.

Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Business vary depending on the program. We do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores; however, every applicant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Our Human Resources and Organizational Leadership Bachelor’s degree is an AcceleratED Completion Program. To be considered for admission, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 60 quarter or 40 semester credits with a grade of C or higher.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Human Resources Professional?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), continuing your education can help you earn a higher salary and advance your career.* Here is the average salary and projected job growth for human resources professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
Human Resources Specialists$33,240$42,470$56,6308%
Human Resources Managers$58,780$76,750$100,80013%

Earning a human resources degree can be a valuable investment in your future. See how:

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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