Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management
Essential Questions Answered About Human Resources Schools & Degrees
What human resources schools are available? Can I go to school online?
You're in luck! There are many nonprofit and for-profit traditional schools that offer degrees in human resources and human resources administration. You can find programs by degree-level or location. If you're interested in the convenience of an online program, you'll also be pleased. Associate's degrees or bachelor's degrees in human resources, which will allow for entry-level careers such as human resources generalist, are all available in the online format. We can help you find an accredited online school.
What careers can I pursue with a human resources degree?
The field of human resources offers perhaps one of the broadest ranges of career opportunities in the workforce today. Though obviously bonded by a set of common practices and goals, human resources careers are surprisingly diverse.
After obtaining a human resources certificate, a graduate is qualified for the following positions:
Human Resources Clerk
Training and Development Coordinator
A recent graduate with a human resource bachelor's degree may anticipate being placed in the following positions:
Human Resources Manager
Employee Relations Manager
Compensation or Benefit Analyst/Manager
HR Information Systems Manager
Training and Development Manager
Labor Relations Manager
HR professionals who graduate with a master's degree are qualified for the following positions:
Director of Human Resources
VP of Human Resources
Jobs where your degree would be useful include:
Higher education lecturer
Trade union research officer
HRM graduates can access opportunities in many industries, as all major organisations will have an HR department. You can find opportunities in the NHS, local authorities, leisure and tourism, consultancy firms, production and manufacturing, education (including universities), engineering, media, banking and finance.
Skills for your CV
An HRM degree will give you many transferable skills including:
written communication skills developed through writing essays
oral communication skills gained through seminars and presentations
interpersonal skills, including the ability to form good working relationships with people at all levels
research and analytical skills with the ability to analyse and evaluate information quickly and accurately
organisational and time management skills by prioritising tasks to ensure academic, social and work commitments are completed on time
influencing and negotiation skills, developed through interactions with peers and staff
commercial awareness skills in relation to organisations interacting with and managing people