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Studying Human Resource Management at Weber State

Weber State’s human resource management program offers you the technical skills of a business degree while focusing on the leadership and people skills you need for a successful career in human resources.

Human Resource Management Highlights

Weber State’s human resource management program offers small class sizes and faculty who care about your individual education experience.

With graduates receiving starting salaries above the national average, Weber State’s human resource management program also has a 100% internship and job placement rate. 

Weber’s John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This distinction is held by fewer than 6% of all business schools.

Beyond the Classroom

In Weber State’s chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), you can meet your peers and participate in events such as state and regional case competitions and the Goddard School’s Business in Industry Night.

Colt Jarvis

Class of 2018

“I would love to work out of state, so the idea that I’m able to go to these meetings and make connections is super cool. Human resources people are the best!”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

You’ll become an expert in human resource management concepts, such as:

  • Advanced organizational behavior
  • Supporting workers through training and development
  • Negotiations, compensation and benefits
  • Employment and labor law
  • Organizational recruitment and staffing

What You Can Do after Weber

After you graduate from Weber State, you can choose from wide array of professions, including:

  • Human resource specialist
  • Analyst
  • Manager or director
  • Recruiting, staffing or job design specialist
  • Labor relations manager
  • Corporate manager
  • Consultant

Career & Salary Outlook

Recent graduates from the Goddard School’s human resource management program have had 100% internship and job placement rates, and make an average annual salary of $47,125.

Common careers for human resources management graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Source: utahfutures.org)

Faculty Perspective

  • Bryant Thompson

    “We push our human resource management majors to embrace the rigors and ambiguities associated with understanding human behavior within organizations. They answer the call with disciplined preparation, thoughtful insights and rich classroom discussions.”
  • Wendy Fox-Kirk

    “In addition to learning the technical elements of HRM, our students engage in difficult debates and learn higher-level skills that prepare them for the critical mission of acting as an organization’s ethical conscience.”