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What is human resource management?

Human resources management enables students to pursue an academic credential that can be completed in less than a year. Human resource professionals and those interested in a career in the human resource field will receive the high-quality graduate education synonymous with Oklahoma State University and benefit from the experience of Spears School of Business faculty and invited professionals from around the region.

Why human resource management at OSU?

Students who pursue a human resources management option will focus on talent development to maximize employee performance in the service of an employer's strategic objectives. Students will learn to deal with issues related to employees such as hiring, training, development, compensation, motivation, communication and administration.

Career paths

There are many paths in human resources can take. Many are similar to those of other business majors, but with a focus on talent development and administration. Potential jobs include:



had employment, job offers, or continued education within 3 months of graduation.


Eastin Center for Career Readiness

The Eastin Center at Spears Business guides and supports our students so they are prepared to pursue professional opportunities, practice continued growth and fully develop that contribution.

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