BA Human Resources Management

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 program.

As a Human Resources Management student at a Saint Leo Education Center, you'll focus on people as strategic resources, and build an understanding of recruitment, selection and placement, workplace safety and security, and organizational effectiveness. Education Center courses are identical to courses offered at our University Campus through Saint Leo's IACBE-accredited Donald R. Tapia School of Business—the largest Catholic business school in the U.S.

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 or 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. Attend Saints Leo’s annual International Business Conference, held at our Tampa-area University Campus.
  • Internships: Find opportunities close to home or work. School of Business students have interned at AAA, Home Shopping Network, TECO Energy, Quest Corporation of America and all branches of the military.
  • Professional memberships: Participate in Sigma Beta Delta, the international honor society in business, management and administration.

What can you 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:

  • United Services Automobile Association
  • Towers Watson
  • DeVry University
  • Troy University
  • Dominion Resources
  • United States Navy
  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard