Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management

Develop the skills to recruit and support an organization’s most valuable asset—its employees—with the Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management in the Fox School of Business. Through this undergraduate program, offered on campus or online, you will learn to foster synergies between the human and business sides of an organization.

Enhance productivity within high-performing companies by developing competency around several areas of human resource policy and operations, including

  • compensation and benefits,
  • labor relations,
  • performance appraisal,
  • recruitment and retention, and
  • training and development.

The Human Resource Management BBA coursework provides students with vital interpersonal skills for managing workplace personnel and resolving disputes. Refine your presentation and communication skills; gain an understanding of collective bargaining procedures; and acquire the tools to increase your company’s reputation, productivity and sustainable profits.

Apart from the program’s curriculum, human resource-focused student groups and professional development opportunities prepare you for success after graduation. Learn more about opportunities to prepare for your career.

Path to the SHRM Certified Professional Exam

Earning a Human Resource Management BBA prepares you to become credentialed as a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Certified Professional. SHRM is a global organization focused on enhancing the success of HR professionals—and the SHRM Certified Professional exam is a path to that success. Accredited by the Buros Center for Testing, this credential gives you a competitive boost in the industry, demonstrating your comprehensive knowledge for current or prospective employers.

Classes & Curriculum

Concepts covered in the 124-credit Human Resource Management BBA program include

  • Compensation Management;
  • Human Resource Management and Public Policy; and
  • Organizational Staffing and Career Management.

See a full list of Human Resource Management BBA courses.

Related Graduate Degrees

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Distinguished Faculty

A diverse faculty brings extensive real-world knowledge to the Human Resource Management BBA program, with some professors holding more than 35 years of professional experience in human resource management and consulting. Professors have held positions at such nationally and internationally recognized organizations as ARAMARK Corporation, Citicorp, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Genesis Healthcare, Gravitas and the Vanguard Group. Collectively, our faculty experts have been interviewed by numerous major media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the BBC, and Financial Times.

Temple Human Resource Management faculty mingle at an annual awards ceremony.

Accelerated 3-year BBA

Motivated students can accelerate their BBA program to finish in three years. To find out more about completing your degree on an accelerated timeline, contact your advisor.

Online BBA Program

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management is available as an online BBA degree program designed for new and continuing students. 

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Business Administration offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. You can view the full Cost of Attendance breakdown on the Student Financial Services website.

These tuition costs apply to the 2023–2024 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $23,712.00 per year
Out-of-state: $43,080.00 per year


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