SHRM Announces Northcentral University’s BBA in HR Management Meets its Guidelines

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NCU’s Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management Now Aligns with The Society for Human Resource Management HR Curriculum Guidelines

Northcentral University

Northcentral University (NCU), a global online graduate school, announced today that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that its Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

Throughout the world, 308 programs in 232 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines -- created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010 and 2013 -- are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.

“SHRM takes a very methodical approach to course learning and outcomes, ensuring that the solutions and strategies we deliver to our students prepare them for the HR challenges that they will encounter in real-world situations,” relates Dr. Beverly Carolann Muhammad, Director of Curriculum Development for Northcentral’s School of Business and Technology Management. Both NCU’s Master’s and Bachelor’s programs in HR are now recognized by SHRM,” adds Muhammad.

NCU’s BBA in HR Management degree will now be listed in the SHRM HR Program Directory, to which more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries have access.

About Northcentral University
Founded in 1996, Northcentral University is a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally. Northcentral University offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business and technology management, education, psychology as well as marriage and family therapy. Courses are taught one-to-one by a member of NCU’s 100 percent doctoral faculty, and there are no doctoral physical residency requirements. Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC). For more information, visit or call (888) 628-2078. For program disclosures, please visit

About The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing about 260,000 members in more than 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at and follow us on Twitter @SHRMPress.

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