HR Management

Human Resource Management

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Business Administration: Human Resource Management 

Ultimately, it’s people that make any organization successful.


Human Resource professionals must understand the nuances of the modern workplace to ensure the success of their organization by recruiting, hiring, and retaining the best employees.


A degree in business administration with a human resource management emphasis at TWU will prepare you to handle all of the challenges that come with being a successful HR professional, including staffing, compensation, training and development, and employment law.

Human Resource Strategist
HR Analyst
Executive Recruiter
HR Manager
Compensation and Benefits Manager

The human resource management curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Curriculum Guidelines. The Goodfriend School of Business consistently goes through a review process with SHRM to maintain this alignment. Read more about SHRM.

The MBA 4+1 is an early MBA admissions program. Qualifying seniors can enroll in MBA courses while completing their undergraduate degree. MBA courses can count toward full-time status and scholarship eligibility.


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Staffing Organizations

A study of the principles, practices and issues related to the acquisition and flow of talent in and through organizations. The concepts of workforce planning, internal and external recruitment techniques, measurements of staffing models, and retention of employees will be examined.

Training and Development

An examination of theories and research concerning the assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training and development programs. Topics covered include adult education theory, instructional methods, on-the-job training, e-learning and training technology, management development and program evaluation.


An examination of salary and benefit practices used by organizations to attract, reward, motivate and retain employees. Topics include pay models, internal alignment, external competitiveness, designing pay structures, pay-for-performance, team rewards, benefits design and administration, union role in compensation, and international pay.