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Nothing Happens in Business Without People

Business College of Distinction LogoAn organization cannot succeed without talented, dedicated employees. With a human resources degree from Seton Hill, you will be able to make a meaningful, direct and positive impact on businesses, and the people who make them excel. 

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Why Human Resources at Seton Hill is Right for You

Interesting Courses  

As a Seton Hill human resource management major, you will enjoy learning from expert faculty with practical human resources experience. Courses include:

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  • Talent Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Compensation, Benefits & Engagement
  • Global Workforce
  • Employee & Labor Law
  • Client Focus Special Topics: Digital HR & Marketing
  • Sales Force Management

Practical Experience 

Coursework includes hands-on learning, including "real" projects for regional businesses and interactive simulation. You will also experience at least one internship in a business setting. 

"Totally prepared."

- Seton Hill Business Administration - Human Resources Graduate Candace Hall, describing how she felt when she started her job at Amazon.  Read more about Candace here.

The Best Possible Foundation for Success

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degrees at Seton Hill are designed to give you the best possible foundation for business success. In addition to gaining experience and knowledge specific to business communication, you will also study in the areas of:

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Courses like Business Communication, Corporate Ethics and Data Analytics will teach you how to use the tools business leaders use to make strategic business decisions.

Business Foundations  

Business courses that will support your career no matter where it takes you, like statistics, accounting and micro and macroeconomics.

Diversity & Inclusion

Courses like Discrimination, Inequality and Economic Development will provide context for supporting a business environment that treats all people with dignity and provides opportunity to all.

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Business majors have fun and gain practical experience in networking and professional development through a variety of clubs, including:

  • Business Club 
  • Finance Club
  • MarComm Club
  • Society for Human Resource Management - Seton Hill Student Chapter
    • Seton Hill's SHRM Chapter has earned the Superior Merit Award 11 times!
  • Seton Hill University Enactus Team 

More information on these and all student clubs can be found under Clubs & Organizations.

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Through the FastForward Bachelor’s to MBA Program, undergraduate students in most majors at Seton Hill can earn both a bachelor’s degree and an MBA in five years.

Career Opportunities (& Support) for Life

The HR Field

Human resources is a solid career field. In fact, U.S.News & World Report ranks HR Specialist as one of their 100 Best Jobs for 2022. All members of a human resources team connect the value of human talent to the organization’s bottom line. They deal with people and have interesting days. Human Resources jobs often include flexible hours and telecommuting, and involve collaborating with project teams and employees based outside the office.

What You Can Expect, Salary-Wise

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, human resources specialists made an average of $63,490 in 2020, while managers made an average of $121,220.

We'll Be Here to Help

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Seton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will work with you, your professors, and local, regional and national employers to provide you with the career preparation skills, internship opportunities and placement services you need to keep moving up. And, like the benefits of your Seton Hill education, the resources of the Career Center will remain available to you after you graduate.

The Wukich Center

The Wukich Center for Entrepreneurial Opportunities (Wukich CEO) provides support just for Seton Hill students who are interested in creating a new business.

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