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Human Resource Management

An organization’s success is determined by its greatest resource: employees. No matter what career you pursue, the ability to manage individuals and teams is key not only to the company’s success, but to your own professional advancement.

Ignite your leadership potential by pairing your major with a minor in human resource management. Through this 18-credit program, you will learn about organizational structure, talent acquisition, labor relations, performance management, and techniques and strategies to inspire employees to achieve their full potential.

This program can provide you with the essential knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification exam, which is recognized globally as a mark of excellence in the human resource profession. By pursuing a human resource management minor and preparing for the SHRM certification exam, you can gain a competitive advantage in the job market and enhance your job prospects and earning potential.

At a glance

  • Undergraduate minor
  • 18 credits

Common Majors

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Psychology

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Ignite Your Career With Experiential Learning

Build your résumé and explore diverse career possibilities through exciting internships, research projects with faculty members, and study abroad experiences. We will incorporate practical and hands-on learning experiences into the classroom, which will enhance your understanding of human resource concepts and their application in real-world scenarios. By participating in this program, you will be able to showcase your ability to potential employers and take the first step towards a fulfilling career in human resources.

Career Preparation & Mentoring

Small classes make a big difference to students at St. Thomas Aquinas College. Learn in a supportive academic community of world-class scholars who are set on your success. A minor in human resource management offers career paths in various industries and sectors, such as healthcare, finance, government, and non-profit organizations. This diversity in career paths enables you to explore different options and find the one that aligns with your skills, interests, and goals.

Featured Courses

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Career Options

A minor in human resource management prepares students for advanced study and for leadership roles in a wide range of careers, including specialized HR positions:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Recruitment
  • Salesforce Training
  • Employee Relations