B.S. in business, concentration in human resource management

Through the human resources concentration, you’ll gain the skills to handle a major function of all businesses: acquiring, managing and developing human capital to achieve organizational goals. We’ll prepare you for careers involving employee recruitment, training and development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, leadership development and performance management.


Gain a broad overview of human resource management and discover its impact on an organization’s larger strategic goals. We take an evidence-based, data-driven approach, providing you with practical skills valued by employers. You will learn how successful organizations align HRM policies and practices with each other, with firm strategy, and implement these policies to achieve long-term competitive advantages.

Program and degree requirements

Career opportunities

  • Alumni employers include:
    • Altria
    • Dominion Energy
    • Brinks
    • Commonwealth of Virginia
    • Estes Express Lines
  • Careers in the field:
    • Employee benefits specialist
    • Human resource manager
    • Employment recruiter
    • Training and development specialist
    • Compensation analyst