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Human Resources Management Degree Career Options

No area of management has grown as fast as human resources. Business leaders increasingly see experts in human resources with college degrees as their partners in building their organizations. The many career opportunities you might pursue include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Compensation Specialist
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Training Manager
  • Recruitment Manager

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Human Resources Management Degree Jobs & Information
Start by reading this article:
Why Are 70% Of Employees Disengaged, And What Can You Do About It?

To become a professional in human resources, follow these beginning steps:

  • Complete your Bachelor of Arts in Human Resources Management
  • Conduct an interview with an industry professional to learn about career options and industry insights
  • Become actively involved in a professional association like the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Apply for an internship or part time position to build industry-related skills
  • Attend the SHRM conference and connect with professionals in the industry
  • Find entry-level employment in the field

Join a Professional Association:
American Society of Training and Development
(recently changed to Association for Talent Development)Society for Human Resource Management
(SHRM)

With the right training and skills, a human resources career can be rewarding. If this degree matches your goals, call 866.711.1700 or request additional information.