BA Human Resources Management

University Campus

Are you a "people person"? With a Human Resources Management degree from Saint Leo, you can become an expert in any organization’s most important asset—its employees. HR professionals play a key role in finding and retaining top talent.

Why choose Human Resources Management at Saint Leo?

Saint Leo University has earned official recognition from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)—the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management—to meet guidelines for undergraduate human resources programs. As a Human Resources Management student, you'll focus on people as strategic resources, and build an understanding of recruitment, selection and placement, employment law, workplace safety and security, and organizational effectiveness.

Our faculty members are well connected in the field, having worked as HR professionals and consultants with national corporations, such as Verizon and Federal Express. Enthusiastic and dedicated to student success, they've owned small businesses, served in the U.S. Air Force, and taught everywhere from China to Central America.

Some amazing classes you can take

  • Risk Management
  • Organizational Training & Development
  • Recruitment, Selection, and Placement
  • Total Compensation
  • Human Resources Internship

Professional development opportunities

  • Certification: Saint Leo's curriculum prepares you to sit for a professional Human Resources assessment for certification, such as the SHRM Assurance of Learning Assessment or the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, administered by the Human Resource Certification Institute.
  • Conferences: Prepare a research paper under the guidance of a faculty member, and present it at a national conference or Saint Leo’s own International Business Conference.
  • Site Visits: Learn firsthand how HR strategies and practices are implemented at organizations such as Zephyrhills Water, Marathon Coach, Saddlebrook Resort, and Career Central of Pasco County.
  • Internships: School of Business students have interned at AAA, Home Shopping Network, TECO Energy, Quest Corporation of America.
  • Guest speakers: Mingle with the CEO of Quest Corporation of America, Inc., and the chairman of Tribridge IT services and business consulting firm.
  • Study abroad: Prepare for a global economy. Saint Leo maintains partnerships with more than a dozen international universities. Professional memberships: Outstanding students may be invited to join Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society in business, management and administration.

What can I do with a degree in Human Resources Management?

Graduates find careers in staffing, training and development, compensation, and employee and labor relations. Discover a broad spectrum of careers, including:

  • Human Resources Professional
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • EEO Manager
  • Training Director
  • Compensation Manager
  • Safety Director

Where are Saint Leo’s Human Resources Management grads now?

Our students do incredible things. Recent graduates have found employment and graduate study opportunities with:

  • James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital
  • AAA Auto Club South
  • United Services Automobile Association
  • Towers Watson
  • Dominion Resources
  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard
  • Kforce
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • League of Southeastern Credit Unions
  • Ovations Food Services
  • Raymond James Financial

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