Bachelor's in Human Resource Management


Get ready to master the specialized skills needed to help organizations build a lasting competitive advantage through their most critical resource—their employees. As an human resource management major, you will do that and so much more, including developing the professional and technical skills to strategically solve the challenges facing today’s changing workplace and workforce.

Pride points

  • 97% of human resource management graduates are working or continuing their education quickly after earning their degree

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  • 100% of human resource management graduates had instructors who made them excited about learning

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  • 97% of human resource management graduates working full time have a job related to their degree

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What can I do with a bachelor's degree in human resource management?

Recent WMU graduates with degrees in human resource management are working as human resource generalists and specialists in:

  • Recruiting
  • Staffing
  • Compensation and benefit management
  • Training
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Union relations

Some of the organizations they work for are:

  • Amazon
  • Epsilon
  • EY
  • Kellanova
  • Whirlpool
  • WK Kellogg Co

Learning that launches your career

SHRM logoThe human resource management major prepares students for successful careers by emphasizing topics consistent with guidelines from the industry's leading professional organization, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). These include:

  • Talent acquisition and management
  • Total rewards (compensation and benefits management)
  • Employee relations
  • Organizational change
  • Training and development
  • Human resource analytics


Are scholarships available?

Are scholarships available?

Yes. We offer a variety of scholarships for human resource management students based on merit and financial need.

What have other human resource management students achieved?

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