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Are you passionate about empowering others and helping them reach their highest potential in the workplace? A bachelor’s degree in human resources management will equip you to lead employees and co-workers toward common production and quality goals in almost any business, government agency, or civic enterprise.

Our real world-ready program and welcoming community—recognized for excellence by the Society for Human Resource Management—offers a high return on investment and prepares you for a fulfilling career where you’ll make a lasting impact on your company or organization. As a human resources professional, you’ll help shape your workplace’s corporate strategy and policies—plus, you’ll play a pivotal role in hiring, creating benefits packages, career development, training, employee retention programs, and more.

Major Requirements

A bachelor's degree in human resource management blends the University Core Curriculum with courses in business foundation, specialized human resources (including 15 hours of core departmental courses and 12 hours from a list of various disciplines), and general electives to round out your degree.


Total: 120

  • University Core Curriculum
  • 42 credits of business foundation courses
  • 27 credits of specialized human resources courses
  • general electives


A few of the classes you will take include:

  • Talent Management
  • Employment Law
  • International Management
  • Business Ethics
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention

For a complete list of all courses and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog

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What Can You Do with a Degree in Human Resources Management?

As a graduate of our human resources program, you will have access to a wide range of jobs, including:

  • human resources administrator or manager
  • staffing manager
  • branch manager
  • human resources analyst
  • organizational performance manager
  • personnel administrator or director
  • training manager
  • recruiter
  • compensation analyst
  • employee relations manager

Paying for Your Education

College Scholarships

About four of every five students receive some kind of merit- or need-based assistance with their tuition and fees. On top of the dozens of options our university offers its students, Miller College of Business gives several awards every year to its own students. Learn more.

Ready to Apply?

Are you interested in our program? The first step is applying for admission to the University.

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Want to Learn More?

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