Human Resources

The human resource management specialization has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Aptitude to works well under pressure.
  • Proficient in written and oral communications.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Math aptitude required to calculate compensation and benefits information.
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Affirmative Action Officer
Benefits Administrator
Benefits Manager
Career Counselor
Compensation Manager
Conflict Resolution Counselor
Contract Negotiator
Contract Specialist
Customer Service Manager
Development Manager
Diplomatic Aide
Employee Relations Representative
Employment Assistance Counselor
Employment Interviewer
Equal Opportunity Officer
FBI / CIA Agent
Human Resources Manager
Industrial Psychologist
Job Analyst
Job Coach
Labor Organizer
Labor Relations Specialist
Market Research Analyst
Occupational Analyst
Organizational Behavior Specialist
Personnel Assistant
Placement Specialist
Position Classifiers
Rehabilitation Counselor
Safety Director
Social Worker
Training Specialist
Trends Analyst
Union Staff Representative
Vocational Counselor

« Back to Majors List

Follow Adelphi's Career Center at:        

For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni:

Robert B. Willumstad School of Business
p - 516.877.4600