The Human Resources Management degree prepares students with industry knowledge and tangible skills in Human Resources. You will learn how to play a vital role in any organization as an HR professional who provides excellence and empathy to employees. Earning this degree will equip you to navigate difficult decisions that shape the future of companies and lives while making your organization a great place to work. This program lays a solid foundation in vital business concepts like management, marketing, economics, finance, and accounting for the essential task of applying theory to real-world scenarios. Students are equipped to communicate professionally and develop the in-demand skills needed by HR professionals today.

Ways to study

Undergraduate (Major) | On-campus | Online

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Cultivating Skills and Character

Our business programs develop decision-making skills through a blend of traditional coursework and team casework in time-bound situations that require data analysis, research, and communication. To help you thrive in a demanding and rewarding business career, we implement a biblical understanding of work as a calling from our Creator. You will cultivate the skills and character that will enable you to spread the Kingdom through your God-given gifts and business acumen.

Business Students in Class

Example Courses

The courses listed below are some of our featured core classes that will be a part of your educational journey here at MU. Take a look at each course for a small preview.

A study of the total compensation management function in business, as evidenced by the Human Resources Framework. Major areas of activity are job analysis, job evaluation, pay structure, and benefits.

Teaches students to build effective training, development, and performance improvement programs.

Explores the legal principles that govern the employer-employee relationship.

Examines the scope and role of HR in the occupational health and safety arena.

Degree Requirements

Here you will find everything you need to know about what is required to successfully complete your degree. Whether you are beginning college for the first time or are a transfer student, we’ve got you covered.

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Meet Your Professors

Faculty Headshot Heather Lohmolder
Heather Lohmolder, M.B.A.
Business Administration Program; Assistant Professor, Business Administration
Faculty Headshot Victor Reynolds
Victor Reynolds, Ph.D. (c)
Assistant Professor, Business Administration

God of Everything

God of Business

Victor Reynolds, PhD(c), is an associate professor of Business Administration at Multnomah University. In his classes, like Human Resource Management, Victor teaches his students that business can be an act of worship and service to God.

Program Distinctives

The Human Resources Management program offers the unique opportunity to combine the Multnomah experience with an enhanced program that features faculty who are practitioners and industry leaders. This program is a traditional undergraduate 4-year program with a small percentage of classes delivered online from top academic minds and industry leaders. The general education courses and the business core classes will be delivered on campus as a part of the residential, undergraduate business program.

Human Resources Management Electives

12 credits will be delivered online through the Lower Cost Models for Independent Colleges Consortium (LCMC).

Career Placement

Human Resources Management – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for human resources specialists was $61,920 in May 2019, and the employment of human resources specialists is projected to grow 5% from 2018 to 2028. The employment of training and development specialists is projected to grow by 9% from 2018 – 2028.

Business Internship Course

Internships provide the opportunity for you to build your network, learn more about specific industries and organizations, and grow in your work experience. If you are a student interested in gaining valuable work experience, apply for the internship course.

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