Human resource management

Improve workplaces by cultivating your interpersonal problem solving skills. This field of concentration focuses on personnel management in organizations, on the role and development of the manager as a leader, and on the specific functions and mission of the personnel/human resources department. Entry-level positions are available in private and public enterprises and wherever the personnel function is departmentalized. U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU as having the #20 undergraduate program in management.



Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in human resource management pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of employee motivation and performance, work attitudes, leadership and negotiations.

Alumni work at:

  • General Motors
  • Ford Motor Company
  • PepsiCo
  • Boeing
  • Amazon
  • Eaton
  • Kelly Services

Alumni work as:

  • Compensation analysts
  • Human resource analysts
  • Human resource associates
  • Program management specialists
  • Strategic support associates
  • Talent managers
  • Generalists

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