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College of Business

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is one of the fastest growing fields in business. The job of HR Manager, with a median salary of $85,000 and thousands of openings, is ranked as the fifth best job in America according to Glass Door. By specializing in Human Resource Management, students will take applied coursework in employment law, employee relations, staffing, training and development, compensation, strategy, and will often incorporate an internship as part of their studies. Our courses are taught by professors internationally known for their research in human resource management and organizational behavior. Students are exposed to current trends, best practices and innovative research. After graduation, our graduates take on exciting roles in many firms, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Amazon and Starbucks corporate. These roles usually begin as an HR Generalist, recruiter, trainer or HR Manager but all lead toward managing a company’s greatest risk and most valuable asset; people!

Course Requirements recognized CWU's HR program as #6 in the country.  

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