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Bachelor of Human Resource Management (BS)

School of Science and Engineering
Atlantic International University

The Bachelor of Human Resource Management program is offered online via distance learning. After evaluating both academic record and life experience, AIU staff working in conjunction with Faculty and Academic Advisors will assist students in setting up a custom-made program, designed on an individual basis. This flexibility to meet student needs is seldom found in other distance learning programs. Our online program does not require all students to take the same subjects/courses, use the same books, or learning materials. Instead, the online Bachelor of Human Resource Management curriculum is designed individually by the student and academic advisor. It specifically addresses strengths and weaknesses with respect to market opportunities in the student’s major and intended field of work. Understanding that industry and geographic factors should influence the content of the curriculum instead of a standardized one-fits-all design is the hallmark of AIU’s unique approach to adult education. This philosophy addresses the dynamic and constantly changing environment of working professionals by helping adult students in reaching their professional and personal goals within the scope of the degree program.

Important: Below is an example of the topics or areas you may develop and work on during your studies. By no means is it a complete or required list as AIU programs do not follow a standardized curriculum. It is meant solely as a reference point and example. Want to learn more about the curriculum design at AIU? (Course and Curriculum)


Core Courses and Topics in Human Resource Management:
Employee Relations
Recruitment and Selection
Benefits and Compensation
Performance and Reward
Training and Development
Business Statistics
Human Resources Management: Industry Specific I
Human Resources Management: Industry Specific II
International Management
Introduction to Economics
Environmental Management
Decision Making
HRM Techniques
Principles of Managerial Accounting
International Business Law
Legal Context of Employment Relations
Project Management
Strategic Human Resource Management
Human Resource Information Systems
Strategic Management

Orientation Courses:
Communication & Investigation (Comprehensive Resume)
Organization Theory (Portfolio)
Experiential Learning (Autobiography)
Academic Evaluation (Questionnaire)
Fundament of Knowledge (Integration Chart)
Fundamental Principles I (Philosophy of Education)
Professional Evaluation (Self Evaluation Matrix)
Development of Graduate Study (Guarantee of an Academic Degree)

Research Project in Human Resource Management:
Bachelor Thesis Project
MBM300 Thesis Proposal
MBM302 Bachelor Thesis (5,000 words)
Publication: Each Bachelor of Human Resource Management graduate is encouraged to publish their research papers either online in the public domain or through professional journals and periodicals worldwide.

Career Center: Human Resource Management Graduates
Job Description
The field of labor relations covers the relationship between the management of a company and its unionized employees. The labor relations staff interprets and administers contracts with respect to grievances, wages and salaries, employee welfare, health care, pensions, union and management practices. Entry level jobs for local and national unions include organizing, representation (bargaining or grievance handling) and specializing in research, education, legislative affairs, occupational safety and health, etc. Jobs as "neutrals" typically require a master's or law degree. Neutrals work in state organizations (Public Employees Relation Commission, state mediation board), federal agencies (National Labor Relations Board, Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service, Federal Labor Relations Authority), or are self employed.

Skills for Success
Good planning, organizational, analytical and decision-making skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Confidentiality, tact and discretion when dealing with

Employment Opportunities for Human Resource Management Majors
Account Representative
Affirmative Action Coordinator
Arbitrator
Compensation Manager
Conciliator
Dispute Resolution Specialist
EEO Representative
Employee Benefits Manager
Employment Counselor
Employee Relations Representative
Employee Welfare Manager
Federal/State Mediator
Human Resources Administrator
Industrial Relations Director
Job Analyst
Labor Organizer
Labor Relations Manager
Lawyer
Occupational Analyst
Personnel Consultant
Placement Manager
Recruiter
Training Specialist
Union Staff Representative

Resources for those with Bachelors in Human Resource Management
National Human Resources Association
SHRM Online - The Society for Human Resource Management
PIHRA

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We understand how busy adults do not have time to go back to school. Now, it's possible to earn your degree in the comfort of your own home and still have time for yourself and your family. The Admissions office is here to help you, for additional information or to see if you qualify for admissions please contact us. If you are ready to apply please submit your Online Application and paste your resume and any additional comments/questions in the area provided.

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Contact Us Today!

We understand how busy adults do not have time to go back to school. Now, it's possible to earn your degree in the comfort of your own home and still have time for yourself and your family. The Admissions office is here to help you, for additional information or to see if you qualify for admissions please contact us. If you are ready to apply please submit your Online Application and paste your resume and any additional comments/questions in the area provided.

Pioneer Plaza
900 Fort Street Mall 410
Honolulu, HI 96813
800-993-0066 (Toll Free in US)
808-924-9567 (Internationally)
808-947-2488 (Fax)