Human Resource Management Undergraduate Program

Dr. Scroggins helping management students with class projects inside an interview room in Glass Hall.

Manage Workers and Employees

Guide the flow of workforce for businesses, organizations and companies. Handle the roles and duties required of an HR professional.

Why major in human resource management at Missouri State?

  • Be assured of our quality. This degree program aligns with guidelines set by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • Set yourself on the path toward certification. You’re eligible to take the SHRM Certified Professional Exam; your courses are consistent with the material on that exam.
  • Build experience and make connections through projects and networking events.
  • Enjoy small class sizes in upper-level courses.

Degree options

Review the program requirements for the exact courses you need to take.

Use the four-year option below as a guide for your overall schedule.

With an accelerated master's, you can earn two degrees in less time.

Human resource careers: Manage your work’s talent pool

Students work on their Management and Human Resources projects.

HR professionals are an asset for any company or business.

They on-board new employees, assist departing employees and ensure the workplace follows rules and guidelines.

Job titles may include:

  • Human resource specialist
  • Recruiter or talent acquisition specialist
  • Training specialist
  • Compensation specialist

Specific employers of MSU alumni: Bass Pro, Cerner Corporation, Compass Health Network, Cox Health Systems, Deloitte, Honeywell, Ikea, Mercy Health Systems, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Roeslein & Associates, Springfield City Utilities, Worlds of Fun.

Support for your job hunt

Missouri State’s Career Center can help you jump-start your career. They have a list of current job openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interviews.