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Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$284

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$284

Learn Modern Strategies to Manage People Effectively

LSU Shreveport

The Bachelor of Science in Management & Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management online is offered through the AACSB-accredited LSUS College of Business. Our program has been reviewed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and is in alignment with their HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Designed to help you pursue a career in HR, this online degree program teaches about organizational behavior and labor law, and how to apply workforce hiring, training, motivation and evaluation skills in a variety of business environments.


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Cost Online Management and Administration Human Resource

Our B.S. in Management and Administration - Human Resources Management online program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to all U.S. residents.

Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour: $284

Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,515.50

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits, and no financial aid: $34,062*

*Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.

Course Listings Online Management and Administration Human Resource

For your B.S. in Management & Administration ‐ Human Resources Management online degree, you will complete 30 credit hours of business core course work, 9 credit hours of management core course work, 12 credit hours of courses in human resources management, and 69 additional business, general education, and other approved elective credit hours.*

Your personal credit requirements could be less depending on transferable credits and credit earned from prior learning assessments.

Business Core Courses

Students must take the following courses (30 credit hours).

Core Courses Credit Hours
ACCT 205: Introductory Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 206: Introductory Managerial Accounting 3
BLAW 280: Legal Environment of Business 3
FIN 301: Managerial Finance 3
ISDS 265: Business Statistics 3
ISDS 350: Information Systems 3
ISDS 383: Decision Sciences and Operations Management 3
MADM 301: Principles of Management 3
MADM 480: Administrative Policy 3
MKT 301: Principles of Marketing 3
Total Required Credit Hours 30

Management Core Courses

Students must take the following courses (9 credit hours).

Courses Credit Hours
MADM 320: Human Resource Management  3
MADM 321: Organizational Behavior 3
MADM 431: Leadership 3
Total Required Credit Hours 9

Human Resource Management Concentration Courses

Twelve credit hours are required for this concentration; MADM 415, MADM 427 and MADM 429 are required. Students may choose one additional HR Management Elective Course from the list below.

Courses Credit Hours
MADM 415: Labor Law (required) 3
MADM 427: Staffing Organizations (required) 3
MADM 429: Training and Development (required) 3
MADM 425: Compensation Administration 3
MADM 423: International Human Resource Management  3
Total Required Credit Hours 12

Additional Courses

In addition to the program's outlined courses, you must satisfy the following course requirements:

Courses Credit Hours
General Education* 39
Approved Electives* 30

*Based on 120 credit hours needed for graduation and will vary based on number of transfer credits accepted.

Admission Requirements Online Management and Administration Human Resource

The admission process is the first step toward earning your degree and achieving your personal goals. We’ve streamlined the process to help you get started quickly and easily. LSUS offers multiple options to qualify for admission to undergraduate programs. Please find the option below that matches your admission type.


Freshman

In-State

  • Completion or on track to complete the Board of Regents High School Core curriculum
  • 2.0 cumulative High School GPA (on 4.0 scale)
  • An ACT English sub-score greater than or equal to an 18 (SAT Critical Reading 450) AND an ACT Math sub-score greater than or equal to a 19 (SAT Math 460)
  • Cumulative CORE curriculum GPA of at least 2.0 (on 4.0 scale) OR An ACT composite score of at least 20 or an SAT combined Critical Reading and Math score of 940

 

Out-of-State

Option 1

  • Meet the in-state student requirements

Option 2

  • Completion of at least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum
  • 2.0 cumulative High School GPA (on 4.0 scale)
  • ACT composite score of at least 20 OR an SAT combined Critical Reading and Math score of 940, with ACT sub-scores

Option 3

  • ACT composite score of at least 23 or an SAT combined Critical Reading and Math score of 1050 AND ATC subscores of at least 18 in English and 19 in Math (or SAT equivalents)

 

Age 25 and Older

  • Must have high school transcripts or proof of high school graduation sent to the Admissions Office but not required to meet the Board of Regents' minimum admission criteria for first-time freshmen.
  • Must meet the standardized test score requirements set for traditional first-time freshmen. This is determined by ACT, SAT, COMPASS, or placement tests.

Note: If the math ACT/SAT sub-score is met and the English sub-score is within three points of the needed sub-score and all of the above requirements are met, a student could be admissible to LSUS. Additionally, if the English sub-score is met and the Math sub-score is within three points of the required sub-score the student could be admissible.


Transfer

  • Earned at least 18 college-level academic hours.
  • Be eligible to return to the institution from which he or she is transferring
  • 2.0 GPA on all college-level course work attempted
  • Completed a college-level English and a college-level mathematics course with at least a "C" grade
  • Students with less than 18 college-level academic hours must meet all other transfer requirements and admission standards for a first time freshman.

Note: Applicants are required to submit all transcripts to the LSUS Admissions Office for an admissions decision. The LSUS Registrar's Office will review all transcripts and determine the LSUS Equivalency. The LSUS Academic Department determines which credits apply to the degree. 


Official transcripts, official test scores, and other materials that come from third-party sources should be mailed to:

LSUS
Admissions and Records Office
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

Transcripts may also be submitted via secure means—e.g., eSCRIP-SAFE—to admissions@lsus.edu.

Career Opportunities Online Management and Administration Human Resource

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Office Manager
  • Training Coordinator
  • Recruiter
  • Development Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Employee Relations Manager

Accreditation Online Management and Administration Human Resource

The College of Business at Louisiana State University Shreveport is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Less than 5 percent of all business schools worldwide meet AACSB International's demanding standards. Additionally, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) acknowledges that LSUS's concentration in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

What Will I Learn? Online Management and Administration Human Resource

Our human resources management degree is career-focused. Students who graduate from this program will be equipped with the business fundamentals, as well as a solid foundation in communication and decision-making skills.

In this online bachelor’s program, students will learn to apply:

  • Training and development in organizations including program design, technologies, and evaluation 
  • Employment law areas including at-will doctrine, wrongful discharge, workers compensation, state and federal discrimination employment laws, COBRA, and OSHA
  • Business communication practices including listening, critical thinking, nonverbal communication, small group communication, and conflict resolution
  • Compensation administration in public and private organizations with emphasis on elements of general wage and salary levels
  • Administrative policy and the ability to employ and demonstrate executive decision-making skills
  • Processes for recruitment, selection, and placement of employees in an organization