Bachelor of Science - Business Administration
Human Resource Management

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Students in the Bachelor of Science with major in Business Administration and a specialization in Human Resource Management program will evaluate strategic solutions to organizational issues within diverse business and economic situations applying critical thinking, financial and managerial knowledge. Multiple communication media and technologies will be evaluated to design appropriate business strategies for organizational and global business conditions. Students will integrate biblical principles, and generate ethical solutions to business challenges. The HR Specialization aligns with the recommended requirements for HR degree programs as outlined in the Society of Human Resource Management curriculum guidebook and templates.

You’ll Learn To…

  • Evaluate an organization’s current situation and formulate an appropriate strategy in response to organizational challenges.
  • Integrate appropriate financial and quantitative methods to provide solutions within diverse global business and economic environments.
  • Design appropriate strategies using multiple communication media to meet organizational goals.
  • Apply relevant technologies to meet changing business conditions.
  • Develop ethical solutions for business opportunities using critical thinking.
  • Integrate a biblical framework that guides interaction within the workplace.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a human resource professional.
  • Demonstrate an alignment of knowledge and skills with Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards for human resources professionals.
  • Evaluate readiness for the SHRM certification exams.

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54 Total
$449/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

14 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the university catalog.

MGT-302, COM-325, ADM-310, MGT-445, MKG-421, MGT-460, MGT-451, ACC-201, ACC-202, STA-320, ECO-330, ECO-331, FIN-210, ADM-495,HRM-435,HRM-470,HRM-490,HRM-494


Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of high school graduation or GED certification.
  • Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor's core program.

NOTE: If you only have 36 to 59 credit hours of previous college coursework, our unique Bridge Program can allow you to immediately start working towards your bachelor degree. Call a Program Representative at 866-498-4968 for more information.

  • Completion of 120 credit hours.
  • Completion of the required core courses with a GPA of 2.25 or as specified in a program of study and a minimum of 30 hours of the core taken at Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of general education requirements as specified
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities,, 202-546-8713.

The Business Administration program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

*Effective 07-01-2021 through 06-30-2022