Alignment with Professional HR Organizations
Our human resources degree fully aligns with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society of Human Resource Management, the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. SHRM serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.
Point Park's program is also an SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Recertification Provider.
Additionally, Point Park is an HR Certification Institute (HRCI) Academic Provider.
As a certifying body for over four decades, the HRCI draws on its collective expertise to codify different guidelines for HR practitioners and their organizations. Point Park's academic program alignment to the competencies and functional areas of the Associate Professional in Human Resources® (aPHR®) certification demonstrates a commitment to teaching what is important in the human resources field today. Additionally, the alignment of the curriculum can help students understand how jobs in the field work in the real world and prepare them for the aPHR exam.
With a human resources degree, you will have the option to pursue various career opportunities, such as:
- HR Generalist
- HR Specialist
- HR Manager
- Training and Development Coordinator
- Volunteer Coordinator
- Employee Relations Manager
- Compensation or Benefits Analyst/Manager
- HR Information System Manager
- Training and Development Manager
- Labor Relations Manager