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Human Resources Management

Availability: Hattiesburg

Earn your Degree in Human Resources Management

In today's business environment of rapid change and intense competition, the human resources (HR) function is vital to the success of every organization. The Human Resources Management program at Southern Miss prepares students to take on professional HR positions within organizations to do the following: 

  • Recruit and select the talent needed for an effective workforce
  • Develop existing staff to optimize performance and employee outcomes
  • Develop and implement a compensation and benefits structure that fits with the overall strategy of the organization
  • Identify the skills and abilities needed for future leaders of the organization
  • Serve as an employee advocate to improve workplace culture and retention
  • Ensure adherence to and compliance with workplace laws, including anti-discrimination laws and wages and hour laws

The College of Business and Economic Development is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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120credit hours total
3Study Abroad Opportunities
18 hours to a management minor

What Will I Learn?

Students will develop skills that will prepare them for their professional careers. After completing this degree program, students will be prepared to:

  • Recruit and select the talent needed for an effective workforce
  • Develop existing staff to optimize performance and employee outcomes
  • Develop and implement a compensation and benefits structure that fits with the overall strategy of the organization
  • Identify the skills and abilities needed for future leaders of the organization
  • Serve as employee advocate to improve workplace culture and retention

Study Abroad Programs

Students are encouraged to consider studying abroad! In fact, many business students are awarded study abroad scholarships to assist with the expense of attending study abroad programs. Southern Miss Business faculty lead three programs: British Studies, Asian Studies, and Italian Studies.

Expert Faculty Who are There to Help

Our outstanding faculty members are committed to teaching, scholarship, and professional service in their efforts to provide the very best educational foundation for Southern Miss students.

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School of Management

3021 Scianna Hall (SCH) 
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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businessFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4673

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Relations
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