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Why Choose Goddard’s Human Resource Management Emphasis?

Upon graduation, you will have the leadership and people skills necessary to be effective in for-profit, non-profit, government and non-government organizations or continue your education in graduate studies (such as an MBA, MHR or MHA).

Along with small class sizes, Goddard offers faculty who care about your learning and provide an environment that nurtures learning and personal growth.

The Goddard School also offers many paid internship opportunities through our community partners. Many students are retained as full time employees once their internship is completed.

What You’ll Learn

You will become skilled in topics such as:

  • Advanced organizational behavior
  • Training and development
  • Negotiations
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Employment and labor law
  • Organizational recruitment and staffing
  • And more

What You Can Do

A degree in human resource management will give you a foundation you can build on for a successful career as a:

  • Human resource generalist or specialist
  • Human resource director
  • Human resource analyst
  • Human resource manager
  • Recruiting specialist
  • Staffing specialist
  • Compensation and benefits manager
  • Job design specialist
  • Labor relations manager
  • Corporate trainer
  • Training and development manager
  • Corporate manager
  • Management consultant

Our graduates make an average annual salary of $47,125.

Our chapter of the
Society for Human Resource Management regularly earns top honors for its activities. SHRM students also put together a team to attend the state and regional SHRM case competitions, and our group supports the Business in Industry night.

“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!”
—Colt Jarvis

Admission Process

You must be admitted to the Goddard School in order to enroll in this major.

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