From local start-ups to large multinational corporations, employers of all kinds need HR leaders to implement policies and strategies that unlock the best in their workforce while preserving their company’s culture and core values. The BS in Human Resource Management program teaches the range of expertise required to meet the challenges of the modern workplace, from technological proficiency to skill in leadership, negotiation, analysis and communication. This program teaches students to be agents of change in the workplace by implementing modern, agile workplace strategies.
Students learn core business concepts in such subjects as employee relations, analytics, compensation and benefits, recruitment and staffing and diversity, equity and inclusive excellence. Multiple elective pathways allow you to focus on an area of specialization that matches your goals. Professional development is emphasized in the form of internships, regular job fairs and numerous events sponsored by the campus chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management program is fully aligned with the HR curriculum recognized by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Because of this, students in the HRM program are eligible to take the SHRM Certified Professional Exam (SHRM-CP) their senior year. Earning the SHRM-CP credential early on gives you a distinct advantage as you progress in your career. Our constant focus on career-readiness has helped graduates secure a range of positions at companies such as Bloomberg, Uber, Lockheed Martin, People’s United Bank, Google, Terex, Datto Inc., Collins Aerospace, WayUp, Christian Louboutin, Johnson & Johnson, RBC Heim Bearings and Indeed.com.