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Human Resources Management Careers

Professional Expertise Necessary for Every Business

Human resources careers are offered in businesses everywhere, as the professionals in these roles perform the essential tasks of maintaining staff and enforcing comfortable and safe work environments. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the field of human resources is growing at a rapid annual rate of 6%, and more than 10,000 new HR manager jobs will be created by 2029.

The human resource management online degree program from Lindenwood University provides the skills you need to succeed in advanced HR careers.

Human Resources Manager


Human resources managers oversee the professional department that maintains staffing inquiries of a business and ensures all employees have the supplies they need to perform their jobs, along with the benefits they need to lead satisfying lives. Their responsibilities also include conducting formal communication between employees and company management and hosting employee training programs.

Human Resources Specialist


Human resources specialists are responsible for choosing applicants and hiring new employees for a business. They are responsible for providing proper training programs to employees to ensure each member can perform their job efficiently.

Career and salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Additional human resources careers for graduates of this degree:

  • Compensation and benefits manager
  • Labor relations specialist

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Program Outcomes: Professional Skills Demanded in Every Industry

When you complete the online human resources degree, you will be able to:

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Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.

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When you graduate with a degree from Lindenwood, you’ll be a part of our extensive network of former students.

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