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B.A. B.S. HR Management

Concentration
54-66 credit hours
95% career outcome rate1

22:1 
Student-to-faculty ratio

The most important resource of any company is the team of people who work there. Without a strong team of employees, all working toward a common goal of making their company better and more productive, companies will not grow to their full potential. Human resource managers develop strategic approaches to find, train, recruit and retain the right people for the right job at the right time. They advocate for employees, ensure that their organization adheres to ever-changing and complex employment laws and work across all sectors to manage and improve employee satisfaction and performance. 

The human resource management program at Concordia University, Nebraska is designed first and foremost to provide you with a strong and well-rounded knowledge base of ethical business concepts. Once the foundation is built, you’ll move on to courses that focus specifically on providing you with sought-after skills in human resource management, culminating in a capstone course where you can gain hands-on experience in your chosen field as an HR professional.  

With a degree in HR management from Concordia Nebraska, you’ll be prepared to get hired, make an impact in your field and the skillset to continue learning, improving and keeping up with inevitable shifts in the labor market throughout your human resources career. 

HR Management Courses

Program Differentiators

Core Concepts

The human resource management program at Concordia University, Nebraska is designed to develop and focus the skills most needed and requested by HR employers. Students will build a deep awareness of the legislative landscape in which human resource professionals must perform, as well as the skills to build robust training and support processes so they can meaningfully and ethically impact the lives of their future employees. 

Key Differentiators

The human resources management program at Concordia University, Nebraska allows you to be part of a program that has a commitment to excellence and engaged faculty that equip you and your fellow students to go through life-changing experiences together on paths to a positive future. 
 
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Concordia NebraskaHR Management: Learning Objectives

Students in the human resources management program at Concordia University, Nebraska will develop and evaluate training and development programs using best practices in professional instructional design, including the ability to meaningfully gauge the impact of training programs. 

Students will analyze and apply processes and procedures surrounding human resources management. 

Students will identify and apply relevant employment and labor laws to human resources initiatives. 

Students will rigorously assess the scale of business risks associated with a given human resources initiative, including and exceeding those posed by compliance needs. 

Concordia NebraskaHR Management: Program Goals

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Students in the human resources management program at Concordia University, Nebraska will become skilled in the field of human resources management by understanding the underlying basic principles of training and development.

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Students will be able to design ethically-sound human resources initiatives and systems to motivate and retain employees.

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Students will solve organizational employment issues by identifying and explaining labor practices.

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Students will learn to conduct risk analyses and develop action plans to mitigate risks.

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HR Management Faculty

Faculty in Concordia’s human resource management concentration are experts in ethical HR practices.

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Concordia NebraskaHR Management: FAQs

Concordia Nebraska HR Management: Career Outcomes

Human Resources Manager

Human resources managers oversee a company’s human resources department and all plans and programs that are a part of it. As a human resources manager, you might be in charge of developing human resources plans and programs, managing employee benefits and compensation plans and packages and recommending and developing new procedures and policies for the workplace. 

9% Annual Growth Rate2
$75,000 Entry-Level Salary2
$126,230 Mid-Level Salary2
$208,000 Late-Level Salary2

Executive Recruiter

Executive recruiters oversee recruitment efforts for an organization or recruitment company. As a recruiter, you might manage your business’s recruiting processes, reach out to potential candidates and perform interviews. Typically recruiters are responsible for filling high-level or executive positions in organizations, such as chief operating officer or chief executive officer. 

10% Annual Growth Rate2
$37,680 Entry-Level Salary2
$62,290 Mid-Level Salary2
$108,160 Late-Level Salary2

Training and Development Manager

Training and development managers are responsible for the production and implementation of employee training and development in the workplace. As a training and development manager, you may also oversee the budget and staff involved in employee training and development programs, measure the effectiveness of programs and determine each employee’s training needs. 

11% Annual Growth Rate2
$64,730 Entry-Level Salary2
$120,130 Mid-Level Salary2
$207,420 Late-Level Salary2

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1 Recent graduates attending graduate school or employed within six months of graduation.

2 Career salary and wages sourced from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.