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Management and Human Resources

Why study management & human resources?


Job Outlook

  • Management and human resources careers are an exciting way to combine your interests in business and people. 
  • Human resource management is one of the fastest growing business professions with an expected 22% increase over the next 10 years, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook.
  • Nationally, management careers have grown by 48% since August 2009.
  • Our job placement rate is 92% upon graduation.  31% of our graduates find their first full-time job through their internship.  A graduate's average starting salary in human resources in 2012 was $32,928.
  • Our internship programs and requirements guarantee that every student will have some relevant work experience when they leave our program.  In 2013, 797 internships were available for HR majors on Titan Jobs.  They averaged $11.71/hour.  What a great way to establish a work record within your field so you are well-positioned for your first professional career. 

Connection to Campus and Community

  • Smaller class sizes allow the Management and Human Resources faculty to get to know you by name, offer assistance inside and outside of the classroom. Get to know the Management & Human Resources faculty!
  • C.E.O. (College Entrepreneurship Organization) brings students together who share an interest in entrepreneurship. CEO's main goal is to give students the knowledge, resources and confidence to start their own businesses by sponsoring guest speakers, hosting networking events, and providing hands-on experience in entrepreneurship.
  • The International Business Club brings together students, faculty and practitioners interested in business globalization. The club focuses on professional development and social interaction through corporate sponsorship and University collaboration. Guest speakers, workshops, site visits and cultural entertainment are organized every year.
  • The UW Oshkosh Society for Human Resources Management (UWOSHRM) invites professionals, Oshkosh graduates, and other speakers in to talk about relevant topics in the human resources field. UWOSHRM takes tours and trips to local businesses, coordinates an alternative spring break service trip, and participates in the State HR Games. 
  • Get connected!

Modern Curriculum

  • Our curriculum are created in collaboration with area businesses and offer a variety of classes in the management and HR areas including staffing, business strategy, international business, occupational safety & health, employee benefits, employee relations, training and development, human resource information, and global management.
  • Our faculty remain current in their fields through research and consulting projects that help to connect students with area business problems and concerns.