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Human Resource Management at Capella University

What traits are you looking for in a HR school? To help you decide if Capella University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's HR program.

Capella University is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and approximately 36,284 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,866 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Capella University in 2019, 117 of them were human resource management majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Resource Management section at the bottom of this page.

Capella University Human Resource Management Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR
  • Master’s Degree in HR
  • Doctorate Degree in HR

Online Classes Are Available at Capella University

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Capella University does offer online courses in HR for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Capella University Human Resource Management Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the HR progam at Capella University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The HR major at Capella University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Human Resource Management. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Human Resource Management Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 3
Best Human Resource Management Colleges for Veterans 4
Most Popular Online Human Resource Management Schools 11
Highest Paid Human Resource Management Graduates 14
Most Popular Colleges for Human Resource Management 21
Most Focused Colleges for Human Resource Management 90

In 2019, 219 students received their master’s degree in HR from Capella University. This makes it the #5 most popular school for HR master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 6 students who received their doctoral degrees in HR, making the school the #12 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do HR Graduates from Capella University Make?

The median salary of HR students who receive their bachelor's degree at Capella University is $50,900. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 19% higher than the national average of $42,900 for all HR bachelor's degree recipients.

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HR Student Demographics at Capella University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the HR majors at Capella University.

Capella University Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
The HR program at Capella University awarded 117 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 15% of these degrees went to men with the other 85% going to women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Human Resource Management Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 50% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in HR at Capella University are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% more racial-ethnic minorities in its HR bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a bachelor's in HR.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Human Resource Management Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 16
White 59
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 20

Capella University Human Resource Management Master’s Program

84% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 219 students who earned a master's degree in Human Resource Management from Capella University in 2018-2019, 16% were men and 84% were women.

Capella University Gender Breakdown of Human Resource Management Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Capella University with a master's in HR.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Human Resource Management Majors at Capella University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 74
Hispanic or Latino 17
White 76
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 50

Capella University also has a doctoral program available in HR. In 2019, 6 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That HR Grads May Go Into

A degree in HR can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for MN, the home state for Capella University.

Occupation Jobs in MN Average Salary in MN
Human Resources Specialists 12,670 $64,490
Training and Development Specialists 6,300 $65,420
Human Resources Managers 4,370 $122,330
Labor Relations Specialists 2,490 $74,490
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 1,570 $71,380

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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