Looking for a career that provides job stability combined with growth opportunities? A career in human resources provides both. With an Associate Degree from Bryan University in Human Resources Management, you’ll gain a specialized skillset that will help set you apart in the marketplace.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers for Human Resources Assistants and Payroll Clerks are expected to add over 25,000 industry job openings in the United States through the year 2029.1
Earning your degree now means you’ll be prepared for the jobs of the future.
As a graduate of the Bryan University Human Resources Management program, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to be job-ready for career opportunities2 such as:
You’ll lead a rewarding career in employment settings such as:
In today’s business environment, college graduates must be equipped with the right technology skills and human resources knowledge. As a Bryan University Human Resources Management student, you’ll be ready to advance your career by learning from curriculum aligned with employers’ needs and by building a solid foundation of skills such as:
As a Bryan University student, you’ll have the opportunity to earn certifications that are included in your program at no extra charge and will help build your resume and establish your credibility in the marketplace, including:
Bryan also provides you several valuable benefits:
At Bryan, we don’t think learning online means learning alone. Connect with faculty, peers, and student support conveniently from your smart phone, tablet, or computer using Zoom, a user-friendly video app. You’ll join a vibrant community who will provide support and celebrate your success along the way. You’ll not only develop friends and colleagues, but you’ll also build a professional network—for life.
You can enroll in the Business Administration Undergraduate Certificate and the Associate Degree in Human Resources Management concurrently. This means once you complete your certificate, you can get to work sooner while completing your associate degree. Once you complete your associate degree, you may also consider pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business. If you have prior college credit, or you have already completed an associate degree at another institution, we will accept as many credits as possible (and potentially your entire associate degree) to help accelerate your Bryan program.
1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020-21 Edition. Also, see https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-4161.00 and https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-3051.00. Sites visited on 1/15/2021.
2Example occupations shown herein do not imply a guarantee of employment. Students are responsible for conducting occupational research for their chosen program. Employers have unique hiring practices and job-specific requirements, which may include years of experience for manager positions. Graduates with little to no prior experience should expect an entry-level position.
The Academic Associate Degree in Human Resources Management introduces students to the science of managing human resources in business organizations. The program covers the core areas of human resource management competencies of human relations, principles of human resources management, employment law and business ethics, compensation and benefits, and training and development. In addition, the curriculum teaches students basic, general business skills and facilitates the development of leadership skills and core competencies in critical thinking and problem solving, communication, teamwork, and ethics.
The program is designed to meet the increasing industry demand for HR professionals in virtually every industry. The program blends practical and theoretical applications into a well-rounded and topical business and HR curriculum, preparing students to tackle today’s most interesting business challenges. Additionally, students acquire the needed skills in preparation for passing certified exams such as the Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) certification through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Bryan University delivers this program through dynamic, adaptive, experiential learning that includes personalized instruction and coaching.