Human Resource Management Department

Evelyn Hendrix, PsyD, Chair

The Bachelor of Arts in human resource management prepares students for a career in a field with increasing opportunities. Recognizing the projected continuing high demand for knowledgeable skilled HR professionals, Lindenwood University was the first university in Missouri to earn the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Alignment Honor. This prestigious and distinctive honor is maintained with HRM course topics that are current, thorough, and taught with practical applications for a variety of employment settings. Students earning the HRM degree can become knowledgeable in key aspects of recruiting, hiring, talent management, performance management, HR metrics, compensation, employee benefits, employee training, learning development, employment law, labor relations, and executive practices leading employees. HRM faculty provides real-life situational experiences acquired from HR leadership roles in service industries, government, non-profit organizations, and manufacturing. Lindenwood offers a major, minor, and an emphasis in HRM.