Our program is designed to prepare Human Resource professionals to deal with the challenge of managing today’s workforce in a small but growing business, corporate or nonprofit entity, or multinational organization. The program content provides comprehensive coverage of the major functional areas of human resource management such as staffing, employee training and development, wages, and benefits. In addition, students will understand and develop personal competencies such as business communication skills and skills in managing diversity. Students also will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in human resource management by completion of a rigorous and required internship program.

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SHRM Approved

Human Resource Management major at Haile/US Bank College of Business is the only undergraduate program in the Cincinnati region approved by The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM reconfirmed the alignment of the B.S. in Human Resource Management with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Students enrolled in our Human Resource Management program are eligible to apply for the SHRM Certified Professional exam (SHRM-CP) once they have accumulated 500 hours of relevant HR experience.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

Teresa Huddleston
Academic Coordinator, 
Management
(859) 572-6582
huddlestot1@nku.edu
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Career Paths

A graduate in this major has a variety of career options such as:

  • Benefits/compensation specialist
  • Employee/labor relations specialist
  • Human resource management generalist
  • Recruitment specialist
  • Training and development
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