Human Resource Management
Why Study Human Resource Management
Human resource management encompasses personnel, labor and industrial relations, compensation and benefits, training and development, and legal issues. The program is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of the wide range of opportunities in the field. The
courses emphasize both the theoretical aspects and practical skills needed for success. By careful selection of elective courses, you can design a program to suit your individual career interests.
Why Study Human Resource Management at Ship
Shippensburg University students develop knowledge and skills in job analysis, human resource planning, recruiting, interviewing, training and development, law, labor relations, and continuous improvement. Our graduates begin their careers in the human resource departments of
corporations, government agencies, unions, and other private and public organizations.
Ship has a well-established
Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. These internship opportunities include businesses and corporations where there is a need for human resource management specialists. Internships often turn into job offers, according to
post-graduate surveys of Ship business students.
Career Opportunities and Salary Estimates
Internships often turn into job offers, according to
post-graduate surveys of Ship business students. They are employed as:
- Job analysts
- Grievance and arbitration specialists
- Compensation specialists
- Safety directors
- Training coordinators
The program also provides a solid foundation for graduate school in the areas of personnel, industrial relations, human resource management, and organizational development.
The average salary for human resource management jobs in PA is $63,000.