As Vietnam integrates further into the global economy, any enterprise which is engaged in business and production have to strengthen its human and material resource. Meanwhile, human recourse is the most important and decisive for the existence and development of organizations. Therefore, human resource management plays an essential part in enterprises’ activities. Every year, hundreds of corporations of different types are founded and thus the demand for human resource enterprise management remains strong. Understanding the development prospect in this field, many learners decide to study Human Resource Management for better careers.

The Human Resource Management Program is designed to offer students knowledge about modern business and globalization from basic to in-depth levels. Learners are expected to make employment plans, train and develop domestic and international human resources, evaluate employees’ effectiveness, do salary management, understand labor relationships, do personnel consultancy, support employees, etc.

After graduation, learners can deal with things such as recruiting, training, and developing human resources, evaluating achievements, rewards, bonuses, welfares, performing human resource management, doing labor research, and forecasting human resource demand. Besides, learners can become HR consultants in organizations or assistants to personnel managers.

Admission Requirements

Those who wish to get a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management have to meet either of the two conditions as follows:

  • + A high school degree or an equivalent following the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training is required.
  • + A degree of Associate in Human Resource Management or a Bachelor’s degree from another major for those who want to have some courses exempted.

Degree credibility

The Online Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management belongs to the national degree system, and the holders of the degrees are allowed to study master’s degree.


Course Name


Total subjects

49 subjects

Total credits

125 credits

Type of Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Study time

At least 3.5 years

Associated with Career

The Human Resource Management program of Ho Chi Minh City Open University closely follows the reality of work, based on the job descriptions of human resources officers working at domestic and foreign companies.

With the orientation of human resource development attached to integration, the program focuses on training personnel experts with in-depth knowledge and researching skills working in multinational corporations. Besides, our studying program helps reduce the dramatic shortage of qualified personal employees as well as professional human resource managers.

Praticial curriculum

Lessons are concisely presented in theory together with practical illustrations relating to international business. Besides, learners come to class once a semester on Saturday or Sunday to exchange ideas with experts and to practice.

Nationally Accredited Degree

The Online Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management belongs to the national degree system. By having this degree, learners can study master’s degree.

Flexible ways of learning

Over 90% of the program’s content is delivered through the internet. Therefore, learners can access lecture videos, study materials, and complete assignments from anywhere, at any time, using a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone with an internet connection. For lectures, learners can either watch them live or download them for offline viewing.

Supportive lecturers and officers

Lecturers of the courses are in charge of each learner’s learning process. Also, students can exchange ideas with classmates or with their teachers via the university forum. Regarding technical problems, students can contact the univeristy’s consultancy center.

Reasonable Tuition

The average tuition fee is 530,000 VND per credit and is paid per semester based on the number of registered courses. Students are provided with study materials and free access to educational resources.

The online Bachelor’s program in Human Resource Management encompasses content equivalent to that of a regular university program but is designed with a professional approach. Learners will complete professional competence certificates first to access the profession as soon as possible. General knowledge is accumulated either concurrently or subsequently to broaden awareness of the context for developing a broad mindset.

Covering 49 courses with 125 credits, the program is normally delivered within 11 semesters. Although learners can slow down or accelerate their study pace, they have to accomplish these courses in the following order:

  • Study Skills
  • Ceritificate of Basic Management
  • Certificate of Human Resource Management
  • Certificate of Advanced Human Resource Management
  • Certificate of Business Environment
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management

This course provides all necessary skills that help learners understand their learning process thoroughly, use IT competently for online learning, and develop themselves and their careers.

  • 1. Study Skills (2)

This certificate ensures professional competence at the primary level of administrators in the office management, production, supply, sales, and personnel department of an enterprise or organization. At this level, students can accomplish their jobs, which shows their understanding of the purpose of the work and their ability to use appropriate knowledge and skills. Besides, they also can assist their bosses to prepare reports relating to business affairs, administration, and production.

  • 2. Principles of Management (3)
  • 3. Principles of Marketing (3)
  • 4. Business Communication (3)
  • 5. Self Management (1)
  • 6. Business Statistics (3)
  • 7. Financial Management (3)
  • 8. Human Resource Management (3)
  • 9. Work-Life Balance (1)
  • 10. Organizational Behavior (3)
  • 11. Project Management (3)
  • 12. Quantitative Analysis In Management (3)
  • 13. Internship: Business Project 1 (1)

This certificate ensures specialized competencies at the experienced level of a manager in an organization. Managers at this level can grasp and implement tasks within a small team related to the organization’s key functions: human resources, marketing, supply, public relations, or project management. They also possess basic knowledge of international business and e-commerce.

  • 14. Labor Relationship Management (3)
  • 15. HR Planning and Recruitment (3)
  • 16. Marketing Management (3)
  • 17. Value of Life 1 (1)
  • 18. HR Training and development (3)
  • 19. Social Insurance (3)
  • 20. Business Planning (3)
  • 21. Value of Life 2 (1)
  • 22. Payment Management (3)
  • 23. Change Management (3)
  • 24. Working Environment and Safety (3)
  • 25. Internship: Business Project 2 (1)

This certificate ensures the professional competence of the head of the human resource department in a big enterprise or organization. Managers at this level can link business strategy to human resource status to make plans and implement the appropriate human resource development strategy.

  • 26. Performance Management (3)
  • 27. Corporate Social Responsibility (3)
  • 28. Corporate Culture (3)
  • 29. Career Management (1)
  • 30. HR Information System: internship 1(3)
  • 31. Strategic Management (3)
  • 32. Public Relations (3)
  • 33. International Human Resource Management (3)
  • 34. Internship 2: Business Project 3

This course provides knowledge about the economic, social, and legal environment that affects enterprise activities. After students complete this certificate program:

• They are equipped with the necessary capacity to identify and analyze the effects of these factors on enterprise activities.
• Besides, they can learn general principles to modify determinations and behaviors in the environmental changes as a role of a manager.

  • 35. Microeconomic 1 (3)
  • 36. Macroeconomic 1 (3)
  • 37. Introduction to laws (3)
  • 38. Human Environmental Interaction (3)

After accumulating the aforementioned certificates, students need to complete the prerequisite courses to be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management. The prerequisite courses consist of compulsory general courses in the bachelor’s program. Students can submit certificates for informatics and foreign language courses.

  • 39. Marxist — Leninist phylosophy (3)
  • 40. Marxist — Leninist Political Economics (2)
  • 41. Scientific Socialism (2)
  • 42. History of Vietnamese communist party (2)
  • 43. Ho Chi Minh’s Ideology (2)
  • 44 – 49. Foreign language and informatics courses

Admission Requirements

Those who wish to be admitted to the Human Resource Management Bachelor’s Degree Program have to meet either of the two conditions as follows:

+ A high school degree or an equivalent following the regulations of the Ministry of Education and Training is required.

+ A degree of Associate in Human Resource Management or a Bachelor’s degree in another major for those who want to have some courses exempted.

Information technology requirements

More than 90% of learning content is delivered to students by lecturers via devices with an Internet connection. Learners need to make sure the minimum conditions, including:

* Desktop/Laptop

* Students can acquire a majority of learning content on mobile devices, but doing some homework may require using a desktop or laptop.