Human Resources Management Program

Why Study Human Resources Management at Fisher?

With overall employment for HR-related occupations projected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018*, Fisher's B.S. in human resources management program will prepare you for an exciting, in-demand career.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Hands-On Curriculum

The B.S. in human resources management curriculum focuses on job-relevant skills in team-building, leadership, and conflict management.

By graduation, you will be well-versed in a variety of HR roles, including recruitment, training, development, and compensation, allowing you to help firms in a variety of industries maximize their employees.

Professional Development

Fisher's student chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) was officially inducted in February 2011.

The chapter has already received SHRM's Honorable Mention Award for its achievements and commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to members.

Accelerated Time to an MBA Degree

As a human resources management major, you may qualify for the 4+1 MBA program which would allow you to complete your MBA degree within a year of your undergraduate degree.

HRM Internships Spotlight

Julia Polsinello

Julia Polsinello '15

Julia Polsinello learned the ropes to common human resources practices through her internship at the Hillside Family of Agencies, founded and headquartered right here in Rochester, NY. She worked under Annie D'Amico as a staffing intern at Hillside, a non-profit organization that provides support, counseling, education, and housing services for children and families.

Her tasks included checking the job employment mailbox, logging any possible applicants into the system for approval from her supervisor, serving as a job fair representative for the company, and helping with on-board orientation for new hires.

She said the internship allowed her to take everything she learned in the classroom and apply that knowledge to a real-world setting.

After graduation, Julie hopes to use this internship as a tool to figure out which division of human resources might be best for her.


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