Our Motto

"Gain a competitive advantage in the job market through the practical acquisition of knowledge, skills, and professional connections in the HR field."

Commitment to Engaged Learning

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  • Student Consulting Projects
  • aPHR Certification

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Strategically champion the role of HRM in the organization
  • Comprehension of major legal theories, laws and policies necessary for effective HRM
  • Ability to design and strategically implement job design, recruitment, selection, retention, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, HRIS, and people analytics
  • Effectively respond to organizational opportunities through analytical thinking, problem-solving, ethical awareness, oral and written communications, effective teamwork

Human Resources Information Systems

Through UVU’s HR Information Systems course, you’ll receive hands-on experience with SAP Success Factors,the same HRIS technology used by thousands of the largest and most well-known companies in the world.

Become Indispensable to any Business

Businesses of all sizes, across every industry, rely on Human Resources (HR).

A Major or Minor in Human Resource Management (HRM) from UVU is your opportunity to help build careers, companies, and communities as part of one of the fastest growing professions in the United States.

The opportunity to Be HRCI Certified Upon Graduation

A Human Resource Management degree from the Woodbury School of Business is your opportunity to distinguish yourself as an HR expert right out of college by earning a credential from the prestigious Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

At UVU, you’ll learn from and be mentored by the founder of Rod Lacey, the founder of Sunstone HR Consulting, a human relations analytical expert celebrated for decades of progressive and direct HR leadership experience and an exceptionally high HRCI student pass rate.

Will the Human Resource Management program prepare students to take the aPHR certification exam in the state or US territory you might choose to live during or after completing your UVU degree? Visit the UVU Professional Licensure website to learn more!  

Differentiate Yourself

The Woodbury’s mission of Engaged Learning means you’ll learn from some of the best Human Resource teaching fac- ulty in Utah as you put that education into action, working side by side and building relationships with HR professionals across many industries.

This is your opportunity to instantly differentiate yourself from other working professionals right out of college, with a specialized management degree that will enable you to impact the performance, productivity, and bottom line of any company or organization.


  • Human Resource Assistant, Generalist, & Manager
  • Recruiter
  • Knowledge Management Specialist
  • Performance Consultant
  • Compensation & Benefits Analyst
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Wellness Consultant
  • Occupational Health Coordinator
  • Employee Engagement Consultant
  • Instructional Designer
  • Training & Development Manager


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