Do you have a mind for business, but a heart for people?

Then a Human Resources degree from OKWU is the major for you!

Resources are a critical part of the employees’ well-being in any business. It plays a key role in helping companies operate with a fast-changing competitive environment and the greater demand for quality employees. Every business has job opportunities for someone with a Human Resources degree and skills in the realm of employee management.

Human Resource jobs are everywhere, and they aren’t just limited to sitting in a back office handling complaints. Careers include:

  • Human Resource manager (median salary $100K)
  • Labor Relations specialist (median salary $65K)
  • Training and Development manager (median salary $63K)
  • Compensation and Pay specialist (media salary $64K)

The skills OKWU imparts to Human Resources majors give you a definite advantage over the competition.

Students will learn concepts and skills that will help with recruiting processes, employee coaching and training, and building effective benefits packages. Also, students will learn about the legal environment in which Human Resources functions. Students will explore how to manage the implementation and integration of technology through improved staffing, training, and communication with employees. Strong Biblical views are used to guide interactions within the classroom to demonstrate how one can be a Christian and function within a Human Resources department.

At Oklahoma Wesleyan, your Human Resources degree education will include courses like:

  • Marketing
  • Business Ethics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Accounting
  • Management Information Systems… and more!

At Oklahoma Wesleyan, you will meet and learn from seasoned experts in the industry. In your Human Resources internship, you will gain experience and build professional connections, providing an extra step up as you join the workforce. Your education will also most importantly be founded upon Christian values and ethics, which will help you serve as an effective witness to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Chesapeake Energy School of Business Faculty

Click here to read about the distinguished faculty who will be guiding you to your Human Resources degree.

Human Resources Degree Plan

Click here to go to the OKWU course catalog, which contains descriptions and plans for all majors. Information about the Chesapeake Energy School of Business starts on page 104, and the Human Resource degree plan begins on page 115.