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Certification Spotlight: Human Resources

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The Evolving Landscape of Human Resources

The working world has changed dramatically, and the need for a degree is evident in every career field, including human resources.

As organizational expectations of the potential contributions of a human resources professional have increased, so has the need for HR leaders to possess both experience and a degree.

The Role of Human Resources in Business Success

Human resources managers and supervisors are keys to overall business success.

Everyone understands that human resources is entrusted with sensitive business materials, but they are also expected to contribute to employee retention, candidate recruitment, organizational development, and fostering a positive working environment.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook:

A master’s degree in human resources, labor relations, or in business administration with a concentration in human resources management is highly recommended for those seeking general and top management positions.

Benefits of Furthering Your Education

Furthering your education with a Master’s degree can only benefit your career long-term. Human resource practitioners enjoy a variety of career options and can flex different strengths within their job.

There is diversity in the field.

Amberton University's Human Resource Training and Development Program

At Amberton University, graduate students in the Human Resource Training and Development program move on to fill leadership positions in human resources, training and development, recruiting and staffing, team development, and consulting roles in both public and private settings.

The faculty in the Human Resources program are dedicated to their students’ success, focusing on the benefit and growth of the whole individual.

Our professors are high touch. We’re constantly reaching out to our students, seeing what we can do to help them. We are there for our students, we respond quickly, I think that’s what differentiates us,” said Amberton Faculty member Dr. DiAnn Sanchez.

Take the Next Step in Your Career

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, reach out to Amberton University advisors or read about the program here.

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