Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management

  • Overview

    Human Resources is vital to every business, non-profit, and institution. Today, more leaders across the globe are placing additional emphasis and value on the critical importance strategic Human Resources can have on a company’s success.  

    Students who graduate from William Peace University’s Human Resource Management program will be prepared for real-world careers as HR generalists and specialists in compensation and benefits, recruitment and staffing, training and development, diversity and inclusion, labor relations, employee relations, and more. They will work in every industry and sector, including business, education, government, the military, arts and entertainment, and nonprofits. Graduates will also be prepared to pursue HR certification and/or graduate studies in the field of HR. 

    As a Human Resources (HRM) major at William Peace University, you will build the skills to select talent, assess prospects’ human capital potential, develop and reward employees, and address employee conflicts to unlock the collective human potential in the organizations where you work. 

    WPU’s coursework teaches students about talent acquisition, employee engagement, benefits, performance management, workforce planning, leadership development, employment law and labor relations, and strategic planning.

    WPU graduates will also be prepared for certification with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), should they choose to take the exam.

    Are you ready to launch your career in Human Resources and embark on the learning and exploration of a business role that is responsible for all things worker-related?
  • Courses

    View the Academic Catalog to see courses in Human Resource Management.

    Human Resource Management B.S.: Sample 4-Year Plan

  • Faculty
    ​Associate Professor of Business Administration; Program Director of Human Resources Management
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    Program Director of Business and Associate Professor of Business
    Betty Witcher
    Department Chair of Psychology and Business; Professor of Psychology
    Sandra Holsonback
    Assistant Professor of Business Administration
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    Assistant Professor of Business Administration
    WPU Fountain
    Assistant Professor of Business Administration
  • Careers

    HR graduates work in every industry and sector, including business, education, government, the military, arts and entertainment, and nonprofits. 

    Students who graduate from WPU’s Human Resource Management program will be prepared for real-world careers as: 

    • HR Manager
    • Human Resource Specialist 
    • Recruiter 
    • Diversity and Inclusion Director 
    • Labor Relations Manager 
    • Employee Relations Manager 

    WPU graduates will also be prepared for further coursework in a master’s degree or for certification with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), should they choose to take the exam.

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