Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management

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Apply By: 4/19/2021

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About the Online BS in Human Resource Management

If you’ve had a job where you felt properly compensated, consistently motivated, and positioned for extensive growth, your organization likely had an effective human resources manager. If you want to help others find fulfillment in their work, the online Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management at Athens State University can help you get there. 

Our degree will arm you with the hard and soft skills to manage employee support at any organization, from recruiting and compensation to workplace wellness and training. Our experienced faculty members leverage their career insights to ensure you graduate with the in-demand expertise that employers seek.

Affordable Tuition

The cost per credit varies by state and degree modality.

Athens State boasts one of the most affordable tuition rates in Alabama and Tennessee.

Athens State offers a flexible tuition payment plan that works with your budget.

Online Tuition, In-State or Out-of-State: $225 per credit hour

On-Campus Tuition, In-State: $225 per credit hour

On-Campus Tuition, Out-of-State: $450 per credit hour

Support You Can Count On


80% of Athens State alumni are employed in Alabama within one year after graduating.

Experienced Faculty

98% of faculty members from Athens State’s College of Business have industry experience and joined academia with the goal of sharing their expertise to help students succeed.

Small Classes

Small class sizes — typically around 18 students — deliver a personalized learning experience.


Athens State is the most affordable state school in Alabama and Tennessee.


Our online bachelor’s degrees are designed with flexibility at the forefront, so students can balance their studies with their busy lives.


Founded in 1822, Athens State University is the oldest continuously operating institution of higher education in Alabama, with almost 200 years of academic excellence.

How to Apply

Students seeking admission to the on-campus, hybrid, or online BS in Human Resource Management program must have:

  • At least 36 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution(s) prior to term of admission
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • 15 credit hours applicable to Athens State general education requirements

Have questions about the eligibility of your transfer credits? Feel free to reach out to our admissions team at or (256) 252-3216.

Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management student studying in the library

Human Resource Management Careers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of human resources professionals to grow 6% between 2019 and 2029.

Our BS in Human Resource Management can help you start a career in:

  • Federal agencies
  • Municipal agencies
  • Manufacturing 
  • Healthcare and social assistance 
  • Technology

Fill out the form below to find out more about Athens State University’s transfer-friendly human resource management program.