NKU business programs celebrated among world’s best – The Lane Report

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HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — Northern Kentucky University’s Haile/US Bank College of Business continues to receive national recognition for sparking the inner business leader in its students.

The Haile/US Bank College of Business’ Human Resources program has recently been ranked as the 10th best bachelor’s degree in the nation, according to Study.com. NKU is the only university in the region featured on the site’s top 10 list. The free online resource analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Education and the unique factors of each institution, such as accreditations, professional development opportunities and career success. NKU also received high remarks for its study abroad offerings.

“[NKU] Students have the opportunity to travel to countries such as Czech Republic, England, Germany and Ireland for specialized HR courses. The program trumpets an inclusive curriculum, which allows students to broaden their education with a double major or minor in another business discipline like marketing or finance,” stated Study.com in its review of NKU.

NKU is the only university in the region and one of 263 programs in the world approved by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the largest HR professional society representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. The SHRM designation gives students eligibility for the Certified Professional exam once they accumulate 500 hours of relevant HR experience.

The Haile/US Bank College of Business also provides the top internships in the nation for students pursuing a Construction Management degree, according to Intelligent.com. The trusted higher education resource recently announced its best schools for 2021, with NKU being ranked 28 and the top program for hands-on learning opportunities.

NKU’s Haile/US Bank College of Business is accredited by AACSB-International, a distinction earned by fewer than 5 percent of business schools worldwide.

NKU is an entrepreneurial state university of over 16,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus nestled between Highland Heights, Ky., and bustling downtown Cincinnati.