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Bachelor of Business Administration with a Concentration in Human Resource Management

CAMPUSES Knoxville
SCHOLARSHIPS Yellow Ribbon

Career Options*

Human Resource Manager Human Resources Coordinator Human Resource Assistant Personnel Manager Talent Acquisition Specialist Corporate Recruiter Technical Recruiter Benefits Manager Benefits Coordinator Employee Relations Manager Employment Representative

9%* Estimated Job Growth

Keys to Success

Students entering the B.B.A. with a Concentration in Human Resources program must have strong communication skills, a love of working with people, and an interest in fostering an environment of ethical, professional, and legal responsibility.

To be successful, you should have a basic understanding of business operations like accounting, finance, management, and organizational behavior. Your curriculum will encompass a number of interdisciplinary subjects, so the ability to manage your time and course load will also be important.

South College is committed to offering you all the support you need to reach your long-term professional and academic goals. Our faculty members are experts in their fields, with a great deal of experience and insight to offer. Small class sizes allow South College instructors to get to know their students so they can help you build on your academic strengths and overcome weaknesses. We offer online and campus-based courses, including classes scheduled both at night and during the day to accommodate students’ varying needs.

South College students in a classroom.

 

Continuing Education

The B.B.A. with a Concentration in Human Resources is the highest degree offered at South College with a specialty in human resources, but we do offer a general Master’s degree in Business Administration, as well as MBAs with several concentrations.

Accreditation

South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate and associate levels.

 

Consumer Information

Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. The information included here is estimated for a full-time student.* South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and submitted to the Commission by October 15 each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.

*The career options listed above are a small sample of potential job titles, and are not meant to be comprehensive. Students may or may not find employment in these positions. Salary ranges are estimated based on a range of public and private sources of employment information. Job growth statistics are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014–2024 projections. Note that the Bureau does not publish estimates for all job titles, so in some cases these numbers are an approximation based on similar job titles.

Success at South College

Shawn Domm

I chose South College because it came highly recommended from mentors of mine, the faculty is second to none, and the program fits my ever-changing lifestyle. I also chose it because of the flexibility. My wife is still serving in the United States Air Force on Active Duty, and this means that we move when they tell us to move.

- Shawn Domm, Doctor of Physical Therapy
Elizabeth Ferichs

One of the major reasons I chose South College was for the smaller class sizes. It allows more one-on-one time between students and professors, which enhances the learning experience for me.

- Elizabeth Frerichs, Bachelor of Science in Health Science
Adam Hatcher

I went to college originally straight out of high school with the intent of majoring in musical performance with a concentration in theoretical studies. I was not prepared to for college at that point, so I decided to gain some experience and maturity by joining the work force full-time. After working for 10 years, I felt it was time to try school again.

- Adam Hatcher, Bachelor of Business Administration
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