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Bachelor in Human Resource Management

University of Mount Union
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Program description

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management

By pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in human resource management at the University of Mount Union, you will gain an understanding of people and the workplace through the study of human dynamics, organizational behavior, staffing, compensation, and the hiring process from interviewing to the final job offer. You will also develop a strong business background though a variety of economics, accounting, management, and marketing courses as part of the human resource management major requirements.

Admission requirements

GPA requirement: 2.5 (except for nursing, that requirement is a 3.3)

English proficiency (one of the following):

  • TOEFL: 61 iBT
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • PTE: 55

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Program content

  • Staffing and Compensation
  • Special Topics in Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Seminar in Leadership
  • Honors Thesis/Project
  • Internship in Human Resources

Scholarships & funding

A Mount Union education is accessible to students of all backgrounds thanks to the university's robust scholarship and grant offerings. There are several state and federal options available to assist you, as well as many Mount Union awards that are specific to your career at the university. For more information, please visit the Mount Union website. 


Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree. 

Learning objectives

  • Students will demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Students will demonstrate an awareness of the global environment in which businesses operate
  • Students will demonstrate an awareness of their own values
  • Students will demonstrate a sense of responsibility and a capacity for service
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to recognize when change is needed, adapt to change as it occurs, and lead change
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of their personal interests, abilities, strengths, and weaknesses as they pertain to professional career fields.
  • Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of career options available to them and will establish career objectives.

Career opportunities

By pursuing a career in human resource management, you will have the opportunity to help organizations and businesses attract, motivate and retain the most qualified employees, and pair them with the positions for which they are best suited. Our human resource management degree program at Mount Union will provide you with the classroom learning and hands-on experience to pursue success in a number of positions and careers.

As a human resource practitioner, you’ll play a critical role as your corporation deals with revised standards including occupational safety and health, equal employment opportunity, wages, healthcare, retirement plans, and family leave that are driving demand in the field. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment in the human resource field is projected to grow by 22% through 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Common careers include: 

  • Employment and placement
  • Recruitment
  • Human resources consulting
  • Compensation, benefits, and job analysis
  • Occupational analysis
  • Employee benefits management
  • Employee assistance plan management
  • Management and leadership development
  • Planning and program development
  • Employee relations
  • Labor relations
  • Skills training
  • International human resource management

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About this institute

University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers rigorous and relevant academic programs that are grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s students can select from broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors. Known for its...

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Why study at University of Mount Union

Mount Union is a small institution. We are proud to offer small class sizes, all taught by professors. More than 80% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields of study. This gives our students a chance to research and learn alongside our talented faculty in their academic fields. We are proud that 98% of our students find jobs in less than 3 months after graduating with their Mount Union degree!

Contact info

University of Mount Union

1972 Clark Avenue
44601 Alliance Ohio
United States of America

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