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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 education synonymous with OSU and benefit from the experience of the 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 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:

93%of graduating seniors

had employment, job offers or other professional plans within six months of graduation.



Eastin Center for Career Readiness

Through the Eastin Center, OSU supports students’ professional growth from awareness to knowledge acquisition, practice and ultimately successful implementation.

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