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Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management

  •   Bachelor Degree Program
  •   4 Years (8 Semesters)
  •   123 Credit Hours
  •   Fall, Spring and Summer

Human capital is a critical resource in any organization. Ever-changing industrial and commercial workplace laws combined with the globalization of industry mean that human resource management has become an important strategic business function. Human resource professionals oversee a number of fundamental business processes, from resource planning and recruitment, to developing people and managing change.

The BBA in Human Resource Management will prepare you to contribute both strategically and operationally to an organization’s development of its workforce. During the program you will study strategic staffing, compensation and benefits, employee and labour relations, integrated human resource development systems, and decision support processes, to help you develop the critical knowledge and core skills to become an effective HR professional.


With a BBA in Human Resource Management from CUD, you will be equipped to apply various concepts and techniques to optimize human talent in the workplace. You will develop both practical and theoretical skills to help you understand, develop and manage the most valuable assets of an organization and to succeed in one of the most diverse and crucial professional disciplines of the twenty-first century.

CIMA Accreditation

The BBA in Human Resource Management at CUD provides the foundations for entry to the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Qualification.

CUD is accredited by CIMA, the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants, and as a graduate of the BBA in Human Resource Management you are able to obtain exemptions from five of the exams that lead to the CIMA Professional Qualification, and the global professional designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

Furthermore, you can start your professional accreditation while still studying for your BBA through the special early entry opportunity, which will allow you to sit your first CIMA exam at the end of your second year. As a CUD student, you can register with CIMA at any point during your studies and get access to a wide range of preparatory resources.

For further information, see the CUD exemptions information on the CIMA website.

Career opportunities

Human resource management is a crucial business function that exists across all professional organizations. As a graduate of the program, you will be able to pursue career opportunities in global corporations, government and international agencies, international trade, and international public institutions in the following areas:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Consultancy
  • Human Resource Development
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Labour Relations
  • Organizational Development
  • Recruitment
  • Training and Professional Development.