Build a career helping businesses hire, manage, and keep the best employees with AUM’s College of Business Human Resource Management concentration. At AUM, you’ll develop real-world skills in leadership, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and people management. You’ll learn about compensation, health and safety, and labor law as you also become skilled at hiring the right people and keeping those you hire happy and productive. Internships at businesses such as East Alabama Medical Center, Kelly Services, and others will give you practical experience before you graduate. Human Resource Management is a concentration within the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree.
Points of Pride
- Students intern with companies such as Rheem Manufacturing, SAVIC Innovative Plastics, Kelly Services, Baptist Health, The Alabama Primary Health Care Association, and East Alabama Medical Center.
- The campus chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management Club gives students a chance to socialize while learning more about the field of Human Resource Management.
Put Your Degree to Work
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
A degree in Human Resource Management will open up a variety of high-paying jobs in government, private corporations, small business, consulting, and non-profit management. Job growth in management occupations is predicted to be about average — six percent from 2014 to 2024. Salary expectations, however, will be far higher than average. Management occupations have the highest annual wage of the major occupational groups — a median annual wage of $97,230 in May 2014.