What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in human resource management from Wichita State’s Barton School of Business combines its AACSB-accredited program with the unmatched opportunities for applied learning and internships found in Kansas’ largest city. You’ll be eligible to compete for some of the state’s largest business scholarships. And you can build a professional resume and make the connections that lead to your dream career.


The human resource management curriculum prepares you to perform functions such as hiring and training employees, performance appraisal and compensation and for Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification. You’ll also gain a solid business skill set by completing core business courses.

WSU is the only Kanas Regents University to offer a human resource management degree.


A degree in human resource management from Wichita State will give you the knowledge and skills needed for a variety of high-paying human-resource careers in settings such as:

Local, national and international companies

Professional, scientific and technical services

Manufacturing and government

Health care and social assistance

Which department am I in?

W. Frank Barton School of Business

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$14,400.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected September 2019

Start date

19 August 2019


W. Frank Barton School of Business

1845 Fairmount,



67260, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to have TOEFL score of 530 on paper based; have PTE Academic score of 49.

For international students

Students are required to complete high school (or will soon graduate from high school) are eligible to apply.

All international undergraduate students at Wichita State University are required to demonstrate proficiency in English before beginning full-time academic study. English proficiency may be demonstrated in the following ways:

Obtain a TOEFL score of 530 or higher on the paper-based test;

Obtain a TOEFL score of 72 or higher on the Internet-based test;

Obtain an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher;

Obtain a PTE Academic score of 49 or higher;

Obtain an SAT-I verbal score of 410 or higher;

Obtain an ACT English section score of 20 or higher;

Obtain a score of 80 or higher on the WSU English Proficiency Examination;

Successfully complete the highest level of the WSU Intensive English Language Center;

Have 24 or more transferable semester credit hours from another U.S. college or university; or

Successfully complete Level 112 at the ELS Language Center.

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