HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

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Overview

Bloomfield College's Bachelor's in Business Administration in Human Resource Management prepares you to enter and excel in the human resources arena by generating approaches and solutions for managing an organization’s most valuable resource: its employees.

The BBA in Human Resource Management provides students with a broad overview of organizational management with an emphasis on how to best harness energies to build a better functioning workforce. Students learn skills needed to creatively meet the needs of workers within the context of attaining organizational objectives. Students will gain experience in staffing, training, performance management, dispute resolution, compensation, organizational behavior, and leadership strategies in business.

A BBA degree is a professional degree program that is broader in scope for the business major. It prepares the student with a strong foundation in business fundamentals. Due to its broad scope and emphasis on practical application, the BBA degree is particularly appropriate for students who are interested in entering the job market immediately after graduation.

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What you’ll study:


Human resource management, workplace issues, training and development.

What you can do:


Become an HR manager, a training and development consultant or a recruiter.


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Fast Facts

  • The most recent Occupational Outlook Handbook forecasts a significant increase in the number of human resource related jobs over the next 10 years. Depending on the specialty, growth is predicted to be between 6 and 18%.
  • Study in real-world management and marketing examples and applications.
  • Network at the many special business events the college holds.
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You could be ...

A human resources manager: Median pay $106,910 per year. Human resources managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new staff. They consult with top executives on strategic planning and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.

A human resources specialist: Median pay $59,180 per year. Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.

An administrative services manager: Median pay $90,050 per year. Administrative services managers plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization. Their specific responsibilities vary, but administrative service managers typically maintain facilities and supervise activities that include recordkeeping, mail distribution, and office upkeep.

A compensation and benefits manager: Median pay $116,240 per year. Compensation and benefits managers plan, develop, and oversee programs to compensate employees.

A labor relations specialist: Median pay $62,310 per year. Labor relations specialists interpret and administer labor contracts regarding issues such as wages and salaries, healthcare, pensions, and union and management practices.

A labor relations specialist: Median pay $62,310 per year. Labor relations specialists interpret and administer labor contracts regarding issues such as wages and salaries, healthcare, pensions, and union and management practices.

(Source: bls.gov and payscale.com)


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Contact Information

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Julia Morrison

Professor, Human Resources

Phone: 973-748-9000, ext. 1380
Office: 53 Fremont, Room 4
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