Human Resources Management Program

Why Study Human Resources Management at Fisher?

With overall employment for HR-related occupations projected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018*, Fisher's B.S. in human resources management program will prepare you for an exciting, in-demand career.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Hands-On Curriculum

The B.S. in human resources management curriculum focuses on job-relevant skills in team-building, leadership, and conflict management.

By graduation, you will be well-versed in a variety of HR roles, including recruitment, training, development, and compensation, allowing you to help firms in a variety of industries maximize their employees.

Professional Development

Fisher's student chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) was officially inducted in February 2011.

The chapter has already received SHRM's Honorable Mention Award for its achievements and commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to members.

Accelerated Time to an MBA Degree

As a human resources management major, 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.

HRM Internships Spotlight

Phuong Nguyen

Phuong Nguyen '16

As a human resources management major at Fisher, Phuong Nguyen has interned at three different companies. She is spending her last semester at the College's School of Business interning with Hillside Family of Agencies - an organization that provides health, education, and human services to disadvantaged children and their families.

At Hillside, a typical day for Phuong consists of screening resumes, conducting phone interviews, and aiding in staff training. Having these responsibilities has given her valuable experience with regard to unique software, virtual teamwork, and adapting to a variety of cultural norms.

Due in part to her internship experiences, with both profit and not-for-profit businesses, Phuong has decided to continue her education. As she aims to obtain her master's in public administration with a concentration in healthcare, Phuong will consider starting her career in staffing while she attends school.

"Learning a new culture is harder than it sounds," she says. "I encourage every student to take the advantage of an internship to gain valuable knowledge and practice."


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