BECOME A HUMAN RESOURCES & LABOR RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL
The Human Capital & Society major prepares students for a wide range of professional careers focusing on employment and workplace strategies that shape the future of work in business, government, healthcare, education, labor organizations and other not-for-profit organizations.
Demand for qualified human resource professionals is among the highest for all professions, providing excellent employment opportunities for graduates of this major. These opportunities cover a wide range of roles; including recruiting and hiring, training and coaching, facilitating team work and high performance, advancing diversity and inclusion, collective bargaining, HR and employment analytics, and compensation and reward systems.
Offering a comprehensive understanding of human capital in a global society, students develop critical thinking skills and learn essential problem-solving, social, emotional and entrepreneurial skills for advancing the well-being and success of working people, organizations and communities worldwide. This major also prepares students for a variety of graduate programs, especially our top-ranked Master of Human Resources & Labor Relations degree at MSU.
Motivating people to do their best
Building positive workplace environments
Leading teams to achieve organizational goals
Analyzing metrics to enhance performance