Human Resources Major
Prepare for a career in human resources management.
The Bachelor of Science in Human Resources (HR) degree is a 120-credit program with required courses that include business law, principles of finance, human resources law, process of management and compensation. The degree is designed to prepare students for a career in human resources management.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for an HR manager is $102,780 and they project job growth for HR managers to increase by nine percent through 2024.
HR Degree Prepares Students for Human Resource Management
Human resource management is a growing field, and there has been a demand for human resource majors from the employers who offer our students internships and jobs. With already established graduate and certificate programs in the area and an existing Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Alignment Agreement, SJC has a strong foundation on which to build. The program has faculty expertise, established courses and a good model.
After graduation, human resources degree holders typically go on to jobs such as employee relations specialist, human resource manager, recruiter and trainer. Potential workplaces include corporations, consulting firms, school districts and government.
Creating a schedule that fits into your busy life has never been easier. Regardless of your age, work schedule or other commitments, at St. Joseph’s, we offer flexible scheduling options — including evening and online classes — that can fit the busy lifestyle of any student.