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Human Resource Management

Attract & enroll new students with a career-focused Human Resources Management program

With 37K job postings seeking Human Resources Management degrees in the last 12 months and a 7% increase in institutions with HR Management graduates in the last year, the demand for HR Management degree-holders continues to outpace the supply.

In the development of Rize’s HR Management program, numerous HR professionals and hiring managers from Fortune 500 employers to exciting startups collaborated to ensure the skills most desired in today’s HR roles. For this reason, Rize’s HR Management program provides students with both a well-rounded knowledge base of business concepts in addition to an HR Management specialization. Through the capstone course, students gain hands-on experience in the type of work they will perform in a professional setting, allowing them to hone their skills and create a portfolio that can be shared with potential employers.

HR Management job postings in the last 12 months
increase in institutions with HR Management graduates
projected job growth in HR over the next decade

What makes the Rize HR Management program attractive to prospective students?

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Real-World Courses Taught by Qualified Professional & Academic Experts in the Human Resources Field

Each Rize program has a dedicated curriculum committee comprised of faculty & industry experts in the program's subject area.

These experts understand the needs of hiring managers in related industries to ensure courses are current and professionally relevant.

Rize programs leverage the courses you already have:

Our Academic Partners will work directly with you to build a unique program leveraging and integrating courses you already have in your catalog.
A potential Human Resource Management major could look like this:
Example courses from your institution
Business Communication
Business Law
Business Management/Leadership
Organizational Behavior or Organizational Communication
Courses from Rize
Training & Development
Total Compensation Management
Employment and Labor Law
Human Resource Risk Management
Courses and curriculum

HR Management course descriptions

You can launch this Human Resource program by adding 4 Rize courses to your existing catalog, enabling you to market a Human Resource Management degree to prospective students in as little as one semester. Expand below to read the course descriptions.

HRM I - Training & Development

Training & development are key to building an empowered and motivated workforce. This course will help you build knowledge and skill in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of organizational training. You’ll also learn how to create effective performance improvement programs, a vital resource in talent retention that is often overlooked. Lastly, you’ll get hands on experience, by producing your own sample training plan. This online course has optional live sessions.

HRM II - Total Compensation Management

Great people power great businesses, but attracting and retaining top talent requires companies to offer competitive compensation packages. This course will help you develop knowledge and skills in the development and evaluation of pay structures and benefits packages. You’ll also learn how total compensation issues affect every manager in an organization and analyze processes and procedures to create effective compensation plans. This online class has optional live sessions.

HRM III - Employment and Labor Law

This course is an overview of laws and regulations that determine the rights and obligations of employees and employers. You’ll learn about the nature of the employment relationship, common law principles, prohibitions against discrimination, wage law, specific governmental acts, and other areas of labor and employment law. By the end of this course you will become familiar with the federal and state laws that govern employment. This online class has optional live sessions.

HRM IV - Human Resource Risk Management

This course will examine the scope and role of HR in the occupational health and safety arena, the fundamental components of comprehensive programs and, more importantly, the interplay between these considerations and how important HR professionals are in their success. Topics covered include OSHA requirements, risk management and loss prevention, management of safety and workers’ compensation, employee assistance plans, preventative health issues, emergency response and preparedness, and developing a culture of safety, amongst others. There will be focus on the fundamental components of a comprehensive health and safety program to protect the employees in an organization and costly liability. This online class has optional live sessions.

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Students love their Rize courses

“The projects we had to do were very motivating… It sparked interest in me, got the light going in my brain - I loved doing the projects!”
Cole B.
Walsh University
“Rize has given me an opportunity to add something to my degree. Something that I wanted to find at my school but wasn’t there.”
Chisunta C.
Albertus Magnus College
“Class experience is amazing!”
Mary D.
Mary Baldwin University
“It’s helped me know what I want to do in my career because of how immersive the assignments are.”
Jacob J.
Lasell University
“Even though everything was online… it still felt like the same kind of small classroom that I really enjoy, and that’s why I chose my college - so I kinda got that same experience even thru the computer.”
Summer R.
Lasell University
"One of the things I liked about [it] was getting to meet new people from different colleges and getting to hear new experiences and opinions."
Kara B.
Lasell University

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