Students in the human resource management minor learn about people and the workplace, and develop the strategic, functional and personal skills necessary in HR positions.

Students learn about organizational behavior and explore the psychology and sociology of work.

Courses You’ll Take

Human Resource Management Minor Curriculum


General Education Requirements

In addition to the major requirements below, you will also need to complete Merrimack’s general education requirements .

SHRM Seal of Approval

Merrimack’s human resource management minor fully aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management’s “HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.”

Career Combinations

Students who major in sociology or psychology and minor in human resource management will have a great foundation for a career in human resources. Graduates with a human resource management minor may work in recruiting, corporate training, consulting or for a variety of firms such as financial institutions, healthcare organizations, technology companies, service providers, etc.