Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Human Resources Administration (B.S.)


Contribute to strategic advancement in business settings, in the nonprofit sector, and in the public sphere. Graduates of the Human Resources Administration program will be well-prepared for opportunities in the areas of benefits, payroll, training and development, recruiting, and employee relations. Strong skills in the key areas of HR are enhanced by managerial coursework to help shape strategic thinkers and leaders in this highly relevant field. The degree also serves as appropriate preparation for GSC’s Master of Science in Leadership. Specific careers may include: Director of Human Resources, Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resource Manager, HR Business Systems Analyst.


Students will:

  • gain competency in the fundamentals of human resources management.
  • engage key concepts in organizational development.
  • explore psychosocial dimensions and their impact on individuals and organizations.
  • demonstrate awareness of and competency with diverse cultures in a global workforce.
  • analyze information effectively to guide evidence-based decision-making.
  • recognize and apply ethical principles and legal standards appropriate to human resources and business practice.
  • advance organizational objectives by deploying human resources knowledge in the context of strategic management.

Flexible delivery formats such as evening, online, hybrid, and weekend intensive courses ensure that the program is accessible to working adults of all ages. In addition, this degree allows a seamless transition from the associate to the baccalaureate degree. See a list of required courses for this program on our Curriculum Map. Download a printable version of the curriculum map.