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BBA Human Resources Degree Program Online

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Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resources

Inspire Excellence in the Workplace

In today’s complex world, rules govern every aspect of our lives and they are especially prevalent in the workplace. Today’s employers, big or small, are required to comply with specific regulations that govern their employees.

Human resource professionals are required to keep up with changing regulations, implementing the new rules and correcting the processes when they’re out of compliance. They’re also often tasked with multiple responsibilities, including:

  • Coordinating skills training
  • Recruiting and negotiating employee and vendor contracts
  • Managing and deploying employee benefits
  • Mediating disputes
  • Overseeing disciplinary actions
  • Maintaining a company culture

Human Resource Managers is an in-demand profession and is projected to grow 7% by 2026, which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says is faster than average for other jobs during the same period. In 2018, the BLS notes that the median annual salary for Human Resource Managers is $113,300.

An Online Education that Makes an Impact

LeTourneau University’s online human resource management degree program guides students to build on good people skills, sharpen communication while gaining the skills to effectively manage the human aspect of a business as they understand their essential role in the development of employees as key resources.

Distinctively Christian

The Christian perspective that is part of the LeTourneau experience seamlessly combines the Christian viewpoint with business innovation, including entrepreneurial thought and leadership development. Integrating ethics, compassion with business-as-a-mission strategy helps you make an impact for Christ in your workplace while advancing employee and business interests.

Graduates from LeTourneau have the academic background to skillfully manage the complexity of human resources, help improve employee retention and champion an environment that serves the best interests of both employers and employees.

Are you ready to explore how a bachelor’s degree in human resources can impact your life and the lives of others? Contact an enrollment adviser at 888-776-5166 or email enroll@letu.edu.



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A Hands-on Focus Develops Relevant Skills

The rigor of academic programs is combined with a concentration on real-life experience to provide LeTourneau graduates the advantage of applying the strategies gained in the classroom into working environments. By building on good people and communication skills, the degree programs provides a functional view of human resource management and it’s impact on the workplace.

Professors and instructors are academically prepared and have relevant experience in the workplace. This offers students the opportunity to develop theories and strategies that can be applied to many business areas, develop critical and creative thinking skills and the research and analytical capabilities, along with the skill to apply these skills into a real human resource setting.

Among the courses students of the Bachelor of Business Administration: Human Resource Management will take:

  •  Human Resource Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Staffing
  • Business Ethics
  • Organizational Behavior





Prepare to Enter a Growing and Lucrative Field

People are the most important asset in any business, and the effective management of human resources is central to every business strategy. The responsibilities include planning, directing and/or coordinating administration for an enterprise.

To work as a manager in human resources, you may be expected to:

      • Manage the recruitment of professionals to fill positions within the organization
      • Strategically plan for future staffing needs
      • Ensure the organization is compliant with regulations
      • Serve as an adviser for workers’ issues
      • Mediate disputes
      • Oversee employee benefit programs
      • Act as a liaison between staff and executive management

Bachelor of Business Administration: Human Resource Management students will take complete coursework that provides the knowledge necessary to effectively conduct the responsibilities necessary to oversee human resource functions within private, public and non-profit organizations.

Graduates will have a degree that will allow them to compete in the fast-paced, evolving business world, and in a field that is expected to add 10,800 jobs between 2018 and 2028 and with a median annual salary of $113,300 in 2016, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.






To enroll in LeTourneau’s online programs requires a completed high school diploma or equivalent with at least a 2.5 GPA.  To enroll, submit high school transcripts that includes at least junior year and test scores, such as ACT, CTL or SAT. 

Minimum Scores

  • GPA = 2.5
  • SAT = 1030
  • ACT = 20
  • CTL = 66

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LeTourneau University is named for its founder, R.G. LeTourneau, one of the world’s greatest inventors of earthmoving equipment and was founded in 1946.

Today, more than 1,150 students attend LeTourneau University classes online or at our educational centers in Dallas and Houston and might not step foot onto the university’s beautiful main campus in Longview, Texas unless they come for graduation.

The university has eight schools.

School of Arts & Sciences
School of Aviation & Aeronautical Science
School of Business
School of Education
School of Engineering & Engineering Technology
School of Nursing
School of Psychology & Counseling
School of Theology & Vocation

Currently, LeTourneau University is led by its sixth president, Dr. Dale A. Lunsford, and its board of trustees.

LeTourneau University is an unapologetically Christian university. While it has no direct denominational ties, it welcomes students of all denominations who love and seek after God. It is a place where students have found a deeper relationship with Him, grown in their spiritual walk and discovered God’s purpose for their lives.


LeTourneau faculty have experience in the disciplines they teach, so they can guide students to transform academic theory into key skills that can be applied to today’s job markets. Our faculty are selected on the strength of their credentials, overall experience, commitment to Christian education and willingness to be accessible to students and support the collaborative academic environment important to hands-on learning.

Dale A. Lunsford, Ph.D.
Professor of Business Administration and LeTourneau University President

Dr. Dale Lunsford became the sixth president of LeTourneau University in 2007. In 2016, Lunsford celebrated his 31st year in higher education. He also worked as an award-winning business professor and academic journal editor. 

Beverly Rowe, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting

Dr. Beverly Rowe earned her Ph.D. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and has corporate experience in the banking, retail, distribution, and manufacturing sectors. Dr. Rowe’s research includes auditing, usefulness of accounting information, performance measurement, and education.

Bob Wharton, Ph.D.
Professor of Business

Bob Wharton’s academic career has spanned 42 years in public and private institutions.  After starting with his first appointment at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, he then moved on to Christian higher education in Florida, Tennessee and now Texas.  Bob has been at LeTourneau University since 2008.


LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of LeTourneau University.