Human Resources Management

A degree in the field of Human Resources Management encompasses a broad view of traditional personnel functions, including recruitment, selection, development and evaluation of individuals, as well as the planning, design and management of various organizational functions.

Majoring in HRM will help you develop the skills to succeed in careers in human resources.


This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

  • My future career:

    Human Resources Specialist

  • My future career:

    Benefits and Job Analysis Specialist

  • My future career:

    Training and Development Specialist

  • My future career:

    Human Resources Manager

  • My future career:

    Training and Development Manager

    • Career & Salary Information
    • Possible Career Options
    • Median Salary*
    • Education Needed
    • For More Information**

    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Additional Considerations

    Some careers may require additional education. See your academic adviser for more information.

    • Administrative Service Managers
    • Benefits Analyst
    • Employee Relations Specialist
    • Human Resource Advisor
    • Human Resources Business Partner
    • Human Resource Manager
    • Industrial Relations Director
    • Job Analyst
    • Labor Relations Manager
    • Labor Relations Specialist
    • Payroll Specialist
    • Personnel Manager
    • Training Instructor