Human Resources degree

Recruit, retain and train the most important part of every organization: its people.

What is a degree in Human Resources?

Park University’s Human Resources degree program focuses on the study of organizations and how to best utilize employees. We emphasize a behavioral science approach to management: it’s vital to understand how people interact within groups.

Locations & Learning Options

Business Administration, Human Resource Management Concentration, B.S.

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Management/Human Resources B.S.

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Kirby R. Brown


Dean, College of Management
kirby.brown@park.edu

Dr. Penelope DeJong


Associate Professor of Marketing
Penelope.DeJong@Park.edu

Dr. Adrian James


Program Chair for the School of Business
adrian.james@park.edu

Nicholas Miceli

Dr. Nicholas Miceli


Associate Professor of Management/Accounting
nicholas.miceli@park.edu

Our interdisciplinary approach draws from the fields of management, social psychology and organizational behavior. You’ll graduate with the skills to become a human resources professional who is ready to effectively manage interpersonal and intergroup relations.

Careers in human resources

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Compensation or Benefit Analyst
  • HR Information Systems Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Labor Relations Manager
students at graduation
students in class

human resources Program Highlights

  • Take a rigorous core of business classes common to all Management students, including accounting, economics, business law and marketing.
  • Specialize in Human Resources through courses like Planning and Staffing, Employment Law and Compensation Management.
  • Choose three business electives, which allow you to specialize further in a business sector of your choice, complete an internship or pursue independent study.

Related Programs

Interested in leadership or management, but not sure health care is for you? Check out our other Management programs:

  • BS, AS in Management (general)
  • BS, AS in Management/Accounting
  • BS in Management/Computer Information Systems
  • BS in Management/Engineering
  • BS in Management/Finance
  • BS in Management/Health Care
  • BS, AS in Management/Logistics
  • BS in Management/Marketing

Related programs

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.