You will develop the technical skills you need to excel in a career as a human resource manager with a Human Resource Management major. You can help other people succeed in the workplace by assisting them in improving their productivity and finding job satisfaction.
This course of study will help you develop skills required for the recruitment, retention and development of the 21st-century workplace.
With a human resource major, you will receive a solid human resource base coupled with the skills to design and manage a human resource information system (HRIS).
Bachelor of Science
On campus or online
Up to 90 credits
The curriculum includes foundational courses in human resources and psychology, plus two HRIS courses to give you hands-on design and management exposure to components of HRIS concepts.
Finish your bachelor’s degree in three years by following a 3-year academic plan. Courses are taken across fall, spring and summer terms with summer courses completely online. When applying, indicate your interest in the 3-Year Degree option.
Fast track your way to a master’s by taking graduate courses as an undergraduate student. Course credits count toward both degrees. Apply for the accelerated option after your sophomore year.
Nearly every industry needs a human resource manager. HR managers work for companies, local and state governments, hospitals and medical facilities, colleges and universities, consulting services and employment services. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a faster than average growth outlook of 6% from 2019 to 2029.
The College of Arts and Sciences Department of Business Management, Accounting, and Ethics at Carlow University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.
For a list of accredited programs and retention information, see Accreditations.
Fall, Spring & Summer
Human Resource Management Major Jacqueline Garcia loved the job and internship resources available to her at Carlow and felt supported throughout her college career. “Being in the Human Resource Management Program, I feel as though the biggest element that made my courses so useful was the fact that my professors incorporated what they have learned as HR professionals into the classroom. The knowledge I have received throughout the program makes me feel prepared as a I enter into my HR career.”