Human Resources Overview

The Rhodes State Human Resources program is designed to provide a hands-on, cutting-edge, and diverse education in a highly competitive field. Students in the program will build a strong foundation and understanding of Human Resources theories and principles. They will study strategies in effectively managing human capital, including building skills in the area of recruitment, selection, placement, benefits, compensation, safety, training, development, labor relations, conflict resolution and team building.

The skills attained in this program make Rhodes State Human Resources students highly sought-after for in-demand jobs in the field of Human Resources. In addition, students are prepared to successfully complete the industry recognized Professional in Human Resources certification exam. The Human Resources program is closely aligned with the Business Administration program so students can easily double major in both Human Resources and Business Administration.

Human Resources Highlights

  • Degree is offered in a 100% online format using Zoom for class meetings. Many classes in the degree can also be taken in a traditional daytime format on campus.
  • Students can pursue degree in a full-time or part-time format.
  • Faculty have extensive and current real world experience in the fields of Business and Human Resources.
  • This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be awarded when the certificate requirements are completed.
  • Students can easily complete three years of their Bachelor’s Degree at Rhodes State College and then transfer for their fourth year to Franklin University.
  • Internship opportunities close to home
  • Students can easily double major in Human Resources and Business Administration.

Career Opportunities

Those with Rhodes State human resources degrees are prepared for careers as human resources assistants, human resources generalists, human resources managers, labor relations managers, and recruiters.

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Human Resources Plan of Study

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Accreditation Information 

The Human Resources program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), demonstrating it has met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.

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