MS in Human Resource Management - Careers

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Masters in HR Management - Careers

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in human resources are expected to grow 22 percent by 2018 and they have consistently been included on CNN Money's Best Jobs in America list since 2009. Earning an Masters in HR Management puts students on a path to join one of the fastest-growing job markets in today's workforce.

SNHU's Masters in HR Management program prepares students to take on leadership roles in public, private, government and nonprofit organizations as:

  • HR directors and managers
  • HR generalists
  • Corporate trainers
  • Benefits analysts
  • Staffing specialists

Below are a few useful resources for human resources management careers and professional associations related to this field.

Career and Occupational Statistics

Career Guide to Industries, 2010-11 Edition, Human Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Professional Associations

Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI)
HRCI is an internationally recognized, independent certifying organization for the human resource profession.

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries. is the largest social network and online community of HR executives, providing thousands of worldwide HR professionals with access to shared knowledge on best practices, trends and industry news.

American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)
ASTD is the world's largest association dedicated to the training and development profession, representing more than 100 countries.

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