Human Resource Management

Our Human Resource Management program, ranked in the top 10% by College Factual 2022, educates innovative leaders to launch human resources careers. Offered as a major and minor.

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Program Overview

Hands-on, practical projects that focus on strategic management issues, design thinking, service learning, and customer service are critical elements of our nationally recognized Human Resource Management program. Faculty-supervised internships that earn course credit provide real-world experience, and allows you to make invaluable connections in the field. 

  • Participate in semester-long faculty-supervised internships.
  • Engage in a curriculum built around competencies that align with requirements for Human Resource degree programs established by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR professional society.
  • Develop knowledge and real-world experience that helps prepare you for SHRM examinations certifying professional status upon graduation.
  • Network with industry leaders through Bryant’s SHRM chapter.

CROSS-DISCIPLINARY ADVANTAGE

  • Our nationally acclaimed business foundation cultivates innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities through real-world projects that develop leadership skills.
  • Your liberal arts minor will be a competitive advantage, enriching an immersive education that integrates analytical and critical thinking.
  • Whether you begin your career or pursue grad school after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.
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The Bryant Difference

$60K Salary

Median starting salary of Bryant’s graduates.

2022 College Factual

Top 10%

College Factual 2022 ranks our Human Resource Management program in the top 10% in the country.

92% Agree

Of Bryant’s class of 2019, 92% agree that Bryant prepared them for success.

Where Our Students Go

Graduates of Bryant's Human Resource Management program go on to prestigious graduate programs and are in demand by business, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies.

Aetna
Fidelity Investments
FM Global
General Atomics
IBM
KPMG
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Mathworks
Numotion
Oracle
State Street Global Advisors
Target
Wayfair
Bryant University
Northeastern University
Quinnipiac University
University of Connecticut
Western New England University

Experiential Learning Opportunities

CAREER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Human Resource Management alumni to explore different paths.
  • Human Resource Management internships in various sectors obtained through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 400+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.

CLUBS/ORGANIZATIONS

  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • DECA
  • Enactus

SERVICE

  • Community Activism and Leadership Organization
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters
  • Colleges Against Cancer
  • Health Education Awareness Leaders
  • Linked Through Leadership

INTERNATIONAL

  • Sophomore International Experience
  • Study abroad during your junior year

RESEARCH

  • Present original research at Research and Engagement Day
  • Honors Program

Inspired Faculty

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Inspired Faculty

Our faculty are award-winning educators, mentors, and scholars, with expertise in fields including human resource management, leadership, global human resources, and human resources development. They include experts who have consulted or directed programs for well-known companies as well as the U.S. government, from Apple and Coca-Cola to the U.S. Department of Treasury. Among them is:

DIYA DAS, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, Associate Dean of the College of Business