Why Choose Human Resource Management?
As a student, you have the opportunity to develop expertise in human resource management through courses in employment law, compensation, negotiations, and international human resource management. You also receive a well-rounded education in business through courses in accounting, computer information systems, finance, international business, management and marketing.
In addition, the College of Business offers an internship program that allows you to earn university credit while gaining valuable experience.
Get a Great Job
Do you enjoy working with people? Helping people? Are you looking for a job that will make use of your 'people skills' in a business setting? You might find the right career for you in human resource management, a field that depends upon people skills and talents.
Professionals in the human resource management field work each day with a variety of people, including employees and job applicants, managers and union representatives. They also work in a variety of roles. They may, for example, be responsible for recruiting and selecting the best employees available for a job. They also counsel employees, conduct training and career development programs and perform job evaluations. They work in compensation and benefits administration and participate in negotiations. They also engage in personnel research and job analysis.
The education you receive is also beneficial for gaining employment in various management positions.
Applicants must present evidence of graduation from high school or the GED. To enter a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) Program in Business, applicants are expected to meet two of the following: a minimum high school grade point average of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale); ACT math score of 19 or higher; an ACT reading score of 19 or higher.
The Human Resource Management program at Ferris leads to a bachelor of science degree. Graduation requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in core classes, in the major and overall.
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