Bachelor of Science in Business Administration—Human Resource Management Specialization

About the Human Resource Management Specialization

In our Human Resource Management Specialization, you will learn fundamental organizational processes that are developed and managed for continuous improvement by HR specialists. You will be thoroughly trained to focus decision-making as it pertains to the acquisition, utilization, development, and retention of employees. Human Resources depends on community building, and that is what we are doing

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Why Study Human Resource Management at CWU?

The College of Business has established partnerships with various organizations, providing you with internship opportunities.

Internships allow you to apply your HR knowledge in workplace settings and build professional networks. The Human Resources program at CWU aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) guidelines. This alignment ensures that the program covers the essential HR competencies and prepares you to pursue professional certifications such as the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

“[My] greatest professional accomplishment is being successful in my recruiting role with Amazon. Working at Amazon in the human resources realm is very challenging and fast-paced, but with my educational background in business I have been able to be successful.” Jerry Estrada graduated in 2015 with a degree in Human Resource Management. He is now a Senior HR Business Partner at Amazon.

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This alignment ensures that the program covers the essential HR competencies and prepares you to pursue professional certifications.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Careers & Opportunities

There are many careers to pursue with your HR Management degree.

  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Job Analysis Specialist

Our graduates have gone on to work at popular corporations such as Microsoft, Tesla, Amazon, Google, T-Mobile, and Facebook.


Anderson Park, a Professor in the Management and Marketing Department, is the Kuolt Distinguished Professor of Business, a DEI Faculty Fellow, and in 2023 he received the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.

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