Human Resource Management

The human resource management degree program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and lead employees in any level of an organization.

The management of human resources has become one of the most important aspects of business management today.  The need has never been greater for individuals with the skills to lead an organization in high performance work practices. 

Mount Mercy human resources management students understand the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and lead employees in any area or level in the organization. A minor or major in human resource management can help increase effectiveness in any professional position and can broaden career horizons.

Our human resource management major is endorsed by the Society for Human Resource Management  (SHRM) based on the guidelines created by SHRM and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Thirteen major content areas, based on extensive research analysis, prepare students to lead employees in high performance work practices.

Our human resource management major also helps students prepare for the human resource management certification programs (PHR and GPHR), available through the Society of Human Resource Management.

Mount Mercy’s Master of Business Administration offers an emphasis on human resources, which is the perfect answer to an interest in further human resources education in eastern Iowa.