ECPI University Aligns Human Resource Degree Program to SHRM Standards

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Professional Distinction Widely Recognized as Industry Standard

SHRM Academically Aligned

“For the HR professional, the SHRM certification is a distinction that holds real meaning. Beyond education, the HR industry looks to SHRM for professional certifications. We were thrilled to see SHRM acknowledge that our program meets its standards.” ~Dr. Niccole Kopit, ECPI Business College Dean

ECPI University is pleased to announce that it has aligned its Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership – Human Resources Management Track degree program with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, more than 500 programs in approximately 425 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates.

“It's an honor to say that ECPI University's College of Business is aligned with SHRM’s standards, but more importantly, it’s a benefit to our students,” says ECPI University Business College Dean Dr. Niccole Kopit. “For the HR professional, the SHRM certification is a distinction that holds real meaning. Beyond education, the HR industry looks to SHRM for professional certifications. We were thrilled to see SHRM acknowledge that our program meets its standards.”

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 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.

ECPI University’s human resources management track provides students with the opportunity to engage in contemporary practices that support and motivate a diverse and multicultural workforce in individual and group settings. Employee recruitment and retention are key points emphasized, including compensation and benefits, rewards and recognition.

For more information, please contact ECPI University Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or dbrandt@ecpi.edu.

About ECPI University

ECPI University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award the associate's, baccalaureate, and master's degrees. SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. A private university founded in 1966, ECPI University has campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Texas, and offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services, continuing education, certification classes, and testing are also available.

On campus or online, fields of study include: HEALTH SCIENCES: Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing (RN to BSN), BS to BSN, Associate Degree in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Radiography, Sonography, Radiological Sciences, Surgical Technology; TECHNOLOGY: Master of Science in Information Systems, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Cyber and Information Security Technology, Cloud Computing, Software Development, Mobile Development, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, Web Design and Development, Digital Forensics Technology, Accelerated Cyber and Information Security Technology Degree, Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering Technology Systems Engineering Master's – Mechatronics, Systems Engineering Master's - Software Engineering; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Project Management, Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management, IT Management, Hospitality Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; CULINARY: Culinary Arts, Culinary Nutrition, Food Service Management, Baking and Pastry Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit http://www.ecpi.edu.

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