McKendree Online HRM Program Among 25 Best, Says

(LEBANON, Ill., October 13, 2017) — McKendree University’s online program has ranked among the 25 Best Online Bachelor's in Human Resources Programs for 2017 by, which provides independent college rankings and higher education research and trend reports.

“The program goal is to provide students with the knowledge and skills that employers need,” said Donna Ulrich, instructor in human resource management at McKendree University. “Employers actively seek our students and give us feedback that our students are well prepared for the jobs. partners with to provide students with direct connections to schools and programs suiting their educational goals. It also hosts a wide array of free college planning, financial aid, and career resources to help students get the most from their education and prepare for the world after college.

“Human Resources is an integral part of many businesses across the nation and it’s reported that this occupation is projected to grow by nine percent, which is faster than the national average. Our ranking aims to highlight colleges who offer HR programs with affordability, flexibility, and online academic quality in mind,” says Stephanie Snider, general manager at

“McKendree University has earned a position on our ranking due to their 120-credit asynchronous eight-week courses that place emphasis on core business principles, personnel management and retention, employee and labor relations, diversity management, and organizational development. This mixture of HR study prepares graduates to pursue careers as personnel managers, recruiters, diversity managers, and more.”’s rankings use a methodology grounded in statistical data compiled from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics. They aim to objectively assess relative quality based on academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities.

Visit to learn more about McKendree University’s online human resource management program. For the full list of recognized programs and details on the ranking’s methodology, visit