The major in human resource management offers a specialized education focused on both employment and labor policy and the management of people in organizations. It equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to immediately start a successful HR career after graduation.

Fast Facts
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What You'll Study

Rigorous professional program of study built on a liberal arts foundation


Learn alongside leading HR experts

Our faculty of certified HR and legal experts offer students unrivaled industry insight and are dedicated to empowering students to succeed at every point along their academic and professional path.

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Yi Liu, Ph.D., SPHR
Assistant Professor
Robert F. Scherer
Bob F. Scherer, Ph.D.
Dean: Neidorff School of Business

Student Opportunities

Prepare for your post-graduation career with real-world, project-based learning


Students can apply for San Antonio Society for Human Resources Association and Society for Human Resource Management scholarships, ranging from...

Research Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to conduct research in a number of classes or alongside faculty as part of a summer HR research project.

Study Abroad

Along with numerous options for studying abroad, the Michael Neidorff School of Business encourages students to take advantage of international...


In addition to having plentiful paid internship opportunities, students will serve as consultants to local non-profit organizations to resolve real HR...

Professional Practice Opportunities

Students can compete in the SHRM Student Summit and Case Competitions and receive national recognition for their merit and managerial acumen.

When You Graduate

Enter the workforce ready to thrive

The major prepares students to immediately enter the profession as HR generalists, compensation analysts, training and development specialists, recruiters, and employee and labor relations specialists in many management-related fields in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors.


The interdisciplinary nature of the major and the invaluable professional experience and networking built into the degree program ensure that students will leave Trinity exceptional candidates for all of their post-graduation pursuits.

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • JD
  • MBA
  • MS in Human Resource Management
  • MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Management​​​​​​

Career Areas:

  • Communication
  • Corporate Departments of Human Resources and People Management
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Organizational Development
  • School administration
  • Start-up companies
  • Strategic Planning
  • Training

    Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

    • Apple, Inc.
    • Dell
    • Exxon Mobil
    • Facebook
    • Kellogg Company
    • Match.com
    • Rackspace
    • Ralph Lauren
    • San Antonio Spurs

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