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Concentration in Human Resource Management

management courses at UNC

Connecting People and Organizations

In today's modern organizations, Human Resource Management (HRM) plays a pivotal role in driving success and fostering a thriving workplace culture. At its core, HRM is all about managing the people within an organization in a strategic and effective manner.

From recruitment and hiring to training, development, and beyond, HRM encompasses a wide range of functions aimed at maximizing the potential of every employee. It involves ensuring that the right people are in the right roles, equipped with the necessary skills and support to excel in their jobs.

About the Program

The Human Resource Management Concentration is all about giving you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in managing people effectively. Throughout the program, you'll dive deep into various aspects of HR, from how to find the right people for a job to keeping them happy and productive once they're on board.

We'll cover everything from hiring strategies to performance reviews, helping you understand how to make sure your company has the right people in the right positions. You'll also learn about important legal and ethical considerations in HR, so you can create a fair and inclusive workplace.

Whether you're interested in becoming an HR consultant or managing a team of employees, this concentration will prepare you for a range of careers in HR. With the skills you'll gain, you'll be ready to lead initiatives that drive growth and create a positive work environment for everyone involved.

Students in the program will learn:

  • Conflict and Performance Management
  • Talent Acquisition and Management
  • Training and Development
  • Business Ethics

What is human resource management?

Human resource management (HRM) is the strategic approach to managing an organization's most valuable assets – its people. It involves the coordination of various functions related to recruitment, hiring, training, development, performance management, and employee relations.

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Careers in Human Resource Management

There are many potential job titles for human resource management graduates. Below are a few example careers. The titles and salaries listed below are not necessarily entry level, and students should take into consideration how years of experience, geographical location, and required advanced degrees or certifications may affect pay scales.

(2020 -2030)
*Median Annual Salary

Human Resource Manager



Compensation Analyst



Corporate Recruiter



* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA) and Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data

  • Degree Overview

    To graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management, students will need to take a total of 24 credit hours on top of the usual Business Core requirements.

  • Curriculum

    Required Courses include: 

    • Intro to Human Resource Management
    • Talent Management
    • Training & Development
    • Business Ethics
    • Compensation, Performance Management and Conflict Management
    • International Management
    • Strategic Human Resource Management
    • Organizational Theory & Design

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