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Fast Facts for Employment Specialists in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Charlottesville, Richmond and Danville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Blacksburg, Lynchburg and Winchester
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke

Salaries for Employment Specialists in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Charlottesville, Winchester and Richmond

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Programs
  • MS in Management - Human Resources
  • MBA - Human Resources
  • BS in Business Administration - Human Resources

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Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Business with a Concentration in Human Resources
  • Bachelor of Science in Business with a Concentration in Hospitality Management
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business-Concentration in Management
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
  • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
  • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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Programs
  • Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Master of Science in Human Relations & Organization Development
  • Accounting Certificate
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Offers credit transfer through PATHe Program, awarding credit for prior knowledge, such as previous college credits, work experience, and military experience.
  • Online degree programs are 100% online and offered through 7 weekly sessions.
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC).
Programs
  • M.B.A.: Strategic Human Resource Management
  • M.B.A.: Leadership
  • M.B.A. and M.S. in Leadership (Dual Degree)
  • Ready to earn your business degree? If you identify with at least one of the statements below, GCU could be a good fit for you!
  • I have worked in the business field for a number of years and want to further my education in order to qualify for promotions, leadership positions, and salary increases.
  • I am graduating from high school and am interested in pursuing a career in a business field, but I first need the skills experience.
  • I am interested in a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree in my specialized business area of focus.
  • I want flexible course offerings, such as the option of 100% online, evening or campus classes.
  • I need a university that provides quality educational offerings through academic excellence and real-world relevance. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Programs
  • Bachelors in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Certificate - Human Resource Management
  • Master - Human Resource Management
  • The first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States
  • No set class times or locations
  • Affordable tuition, guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled
  • Accelerated eight-week terms
  • Classes start every month
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Mangement
  • Master of Science in Human Resource Analytics and Management
  • AU challenges students to combine serious study with real-world experience
  • 8 schools & 150+ programs including bachelor’s, master’s & doctoral degrees
  • MSA accredited with multiple accreditations per program, located in Wash. D.C.
  • Ranked #74 in “Best National Universities” by US News and World Report
  • Multiple financial aid options for eligible students in need
Programs
  • BA Human Resources
  • MBA - Human Resources Management
  • MBA - Organizational Leadership
  • Take advantage of nearly a century’s worth of business research & expertise at Ashford
  • 24 degree programs including Business Leadership & Business Information Studies
  •  72% enrolled students in 2015 received federal student loans
  • 88% alumni satisfaction rating (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) accredited
Programs
  • MS Organizational Leadership - Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources Management - PhD in Bus. Admin.
  • Human Resources Management - D.B.A.
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • BA Human Resources Management
  • MBA - Human Resources Management
  • MBA - Business Economics
  • Earn your degree online from Ashford University!
  • Choose from Undergraduate and Graduate classes
  • Business, Health Care, Psychology and Liberal Arts programs to choose from
  • Apply Now! Classes begin every Tuesday!
Programs
  • Business Administration - Human Resource Management (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Customized Professional (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.

More Virginia Employment Specialist Training Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Bluefield
Bachelor
793
Virginia Beach
Bachelor
499
Hampton
Doctorate & First Professional
5,658
Arlington
Doctorate
3,609
Virginia Beach
Doctorate & First Professional
4,115
Richmond
Doctorate
4,324
Richmond
Doctorate & First Professional
31,700
Richmond
Doctorate & First Professional
1,535

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Employment Specialists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Employment Specialists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Employment Specialists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Charlottesville 470 $62,060
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford 150 $53,410
Harrisonburg 130 $52,790
Lynchburg 310 $57,860
Richmond 3580 $65,570
Roanoke 500 $55,700
Staunton-Waynesboro 140 $63,710

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