Colorado Technical University's Human Resource Management Undergraduate Program Aligns with SHRM Cur

Colorado Technical University's Human Resource Management Undergraduate Program Aligns with SHRM Curriculum Standards

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Colorado Technical University (CTU), a leading provider of education for career motivated students, announced that the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that its Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program with a concentration in Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM's HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

CTU's BSBA degree program with a concentration in Human Resource Management provides students with insight into management structures and processes and helps them build interpersonal and professional skills in communication, human resources and systems management.

"Our ability to meet SHRM's education standards affirms our commitment to delivering a real-world curriculum that helps students tackle the hard-hitting problems of today and tomorrow," said Emad Rahim, DM, PMP, Dean of Business and Management at CTU. "We meet the industry's high quality standards in terms of academics, personal effectiveness and workplace skills that are important to students, including those seeking to build careers in the HR field."

Throughout the world, 313 programs in 236 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.

This is the second CTU degree program fully aligned with SHRM guidelines. In 2012, CTU's Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree programwith a concentration in Human Resource Management was also recognized by SHRM.

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About Colorado Technical University

Founded in 1965, Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides higher education for today's career-focused students and offers support, flexibility and resources to help students pursue new opportunities. CTU's industry-focused curriculum has courses taught by instructors, many with experience in the fields that they teach. CTU was named to the 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 list of military-friendly schools by G.I. Jobs Magazine, which includes the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students. At CTU, students can collaborate with people from all over the country via the CTU award-winning Virtual Campus, which was recognized as the "Best of the Best" in the Education and Academia category of the 2009 Computerworld Honors program. Students can also connect on campuses in multiple cities. CTU students can choose from more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. For more information, please visit

CTU is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, CTU is also a member of the Career Education Corporation (NAS: CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information, visit CTU cannot guarantee employment or salary. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at

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