Why choose UIU?
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing educational excellence and leadership development to about 5,800 students — both nationally and internationally — at our traditional campus in picturesque Fayette, Iowa; through our various online degree programs; at our U.S. centers; through our independent study program; and at our international centers.
HR Programs at UIU
Upper Iowa University is proud to have its Bachelor of Science in Human Resources Management & Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in HRM certified by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Our programs meet all guidelines for SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. For more information on SHRM, visit their website.
The Human Resources Management undergraduate degree consists of 60 semester credits, including the business core of foundation courses. In addition, students must complete the business general education requirements, along with additional elective credits to fulfill the 120 semester credits required for the Bachelor of Science degree.
The Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in HRM consists of 39 semester credits, including core courses. In addition students will complete 18 credit hours in the emphasis.
Nationally regarded programs offered through Online, Learning centers in six states, and Self-Paced Degree.
- Academically qualified faculty with practitioner experience
- No on campus residency for distance learning programs
- Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
- Open enrollment so you can begin your degree during any term
- Flexible schedule for accelerated degree completion
- Maximum transfer of credits; military, ACE, CLEP, DSST, and experiential learning
Human Resources Management graduates usually begin their careers with an entry-level position in one of these functional areas: staffing, compensation, training, employee benefits, labor relations, or a combination of these. Promotion opportunities include various managerial and professional-level positions within those functional areas or a generalist position responsible for broad-based HR activities.