Human Resource Management Degree Online

Human Resource Management Degree Online

About the Human Resource Management Degree Online Program

  • Multiple start dates. No transcript or application fees.
  • Each online course is six weeks and can be completed 100% online.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Ranked a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition’s Guide to Colleges & Universities.
  • Student Success Advisor guides you every step of the way.

Learn to be an agent of change with the leadership qualities unique to healthcare professionals tasked with contemporary healthcare issues.

  • Learn the operational aspects of managed care and health insurance.
  • Master billing and coding/reimbursement, the legal and regulatory environment, revenue determinants, managed care finance and more.
  • Master marketing strategies as they relate to the healthcare sector.
  • Graduate with an ePortfolio to show potential healthcare employers.
Healthcare Administration Career Opportunities

A degree in Healthcare Administration is often the minimum requirement for most medical and health services manager positions and is also a stepping stone toward a master's degree. Healthcare administrators plan and direct services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, outpatient care centers, diagnostic laboratories and public health agencies.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a professional in a healthcare administration role is $92,810, and employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 17 percent between now and 2024, much faster than other occupations’ averages.

Human Resource Management Elective Tracks

Human Resource Management

The Human Resource Management concentration is designed to teach human resource managers how to effectively lead in a hospital or healthcare setting. The program covers a wide range of human resource responsibilities, including interviewing and hiring, compensation and benefits management, conflict resolution, and patient communication.

►Patient Communication and Service Excellence (3 credits) 

This course emphasizes respectful communication interactions in a wide range of healthcare settings. Strategies for effectively communicating with patients of all ages, as well as abusive, depressed, or impaired patients, are illustrated through examples and various scenarios. 

►Recruitment and Selection in Healthcare (3 credits)

This course presents the human resources management focus of recruitment and staffing selections in a healthcare setting. Students will be exposed to the methods and processes for this task and gain an appreciation for the strategic role human resources plays within an organization. 

Training and Development for Healthcare (3 credits)

This course provides an introduction to training human resources in healthcare organizations. Training topics include adult learning theories, needs assessment, feedback models, evaluation, planning, and instructional design.

►Conflict Resolution and Negotiation (3 credits)

This course exposes students to the nature of conflict within organizations and the various forms of employable conflict resolution techniques. Emphasis is given to overcoming positional or contentious strategies while building collaboration and offering choices. Focus is placed on understanding the interdependence of groups within the system and the cohesion necessary for organizational effectiveness.

►Employee Benefits (3 credits)

This course exposes students to the nature of the various types of employee benefits on the market. Emphasis is placed on the factors involved in making employment benefit decisions, such as distinctions between personal or small organizations and large employee groups, and knowing the funding options available for each.

Engaging

The curriculum blends theory and application giving you an immediate competitive advantage.

Flexible

100% online. Log on and attend class at a time that is most convenient for you.

Affordable

$425 per credit hour. $5,300 per term. Financial and military aid available for those who qualify.