Human Resources CAREER

Employment of human resource managers is projected to grow nearly 10% in the coming years.* Recent trends reflect rising interest in HR programs in Pennsylvania, which ranks fifth in the nation for employment of human resources specialists. Fortunately for working professionals, the advent of online HR degree programs means that location and time constraints are no longer a barrier to a quality education in human resources.Geneva College offers several options for those interested in pursuing a human resources degree online, including HR business programs and HR leadership programs. Founded in 1848 as a private Christian college, Geneva is situated just outside Pittsburgh and was recently named one of the Top 3 Best Value Schools in the North by U.S. News & World Report. Academic reputation, affordability, and location have made Geneva an increasingly popular choice among students in Western Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the broader Northeast who prefer to earn their credentials from a respected regional institution.Degree candidates enrolled in Geneva’s online HR programs will learn how to:

  • Understand, analyze, and control human resources budgets
  • Evaluate and implement efficient strategies for recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees
  • Develop and maintain an effective compensation and rewards system
  • Cultivate and improve critical decision-making skills

Choose From Bachelor’s and Master’s Online Degree Programs in HR  or Leadership

Prospective students will find Geneva College offers a range of online HR degree options to suit every stage and style of career development, from an undergraduate degree with an HR specialization to graduate programs in business and organizational leadership:

  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Human Resources
  • Master of Science in Leadership Studies

At Geneva College, the HR business and leadership programs focus on preparing human resources leaders to excel in today’s fast-paced and continuously evolving workplace. Each degree program emphasizes practical skills and actionable strategies that can be immediately applied on the job. The convenient online learning environment offers welcome flexibility to busy professionals, while the academic curriculum promotes mastery of essential HR tools and techniques.

Advance Your HR Career With a Nationally Recognized Degree From Geneva College

Human resources professionals can be assured that their Geneva College credentials will be widely respected and accepted by employers. Geneva’s online bachelor’s in HR and leadership programs are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), which affirms the quality of business education programming. Furthermore, Value Colleges has proclaimed Geneva’s online MS in business leadership to be one of America’s “Top 50 Best Value Online Master’s of Organizational Leadership Programs.”With the freedom of online learning and Geneva’s self-guided course structure, students can accommodate academics on their own schedule. Discover why professionals throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, and the Northeast have chosen to enroll in Geneva’s online HR programs in business and leadership. Contact us to learn more about our HR degree options, or apply online today!  

* U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Human Resources Managers”; Occupational Outlook Handbook; updated April 27, 2018.

† U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017: Human Resources Specialists”; Occupational Outlook Statistics; updated March 30, 2018.

Human Resources Degree

Human resource management programs help hone critical skills required to effectively liaise between organizational leadership and employees. An online human resource bachelor degree program is ideal for professionals who wish to pursue labor- and employment-relations education while continuing to work full-time. 

Ryan Buchar
Student Recruitment Manager

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