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Human Resources Management
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Typical class size: 20-25
  • Fisher family:1

Human Resources Management

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for human resources managers is expected to continue growing for the foreseeable future. Fisher’s human resources management program prepares you to meet and exceed the requirements of this promising and in-demand career.

The program provides you with an understanding of human resource processes, including recruitment and selection activities, organization needs assessment, compensation and benefits, and overall HR program development.

As a human resources management major at Fisher, you may qualify for the 4+1 MBA program which would allow you to complete your MBA degree within a year of your undergraduate degree.

Program Overview

The human resources management curriculum revolves around required courses in HR management and staffing. You also will be able to choose from a slate of program electives, focusing on leadership, research, and other special topics in human resource management.

Additionally, your course load will consist of School of Business and liberal arts Core Curriculum courses. Fulfilling your Core requirements may be easier once you account for certain liberal arts requirements within the program doing credit “double duty.”

Rounding out your course load will be a choice of one class focusing on international business and finance issues.

Career Options

By graduation, you will be well-versed in a variety of HR roles. Consequently, you will be in demand throughout virtually every industry sector, including:

  • Private and publicly held corporations
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Health care
  • Education