Online HR degree ranked 4th in nation

  Friday, October 30, 2015 2:00 AM

Pittsburg, KS

Online HR degree ranked 4th in nation

Pittsburg State University’s online Bachelor of Science Degree in Workforce Development is among the best online human resource degrees in the nation, according to the Affordable Colleges Online (AFC) website.

Pitt State’s program is ranked 4th in the nation, according to AFC. The rankings are based on a variety of factors, including student-teacher ratio, cost and financial assistance options.

The online workforce development program at Pittsburg State is an online bachelor's degree completion program designed for busy working adults seeking a flexible and convenient way to finish their degree. Students who have completed an associate's degree can complete the 60-hour degree program to earn their bachelor of science degree.

Pitt State’s program offers two emphasis areas: Supervision and Leadership, for those seeking mid-level management positions in all industry areas, and Human Resource, for those interested in the human resource development field.

To be eligible for the program, students must have completed a 64-hour or more associates degree of science or art and meet the 25-hour general education requirement.

Benefits of this online coursework include the ability to complete coursework in the evening after work, online collaboration with students all over the country and more control of the learning process.

This past spring, the program graduated its first students. There are approximately 40 students currently in the program.

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