Leadership and human resource management focuses on both the human and organizational
aspects of the workplace. Students studying human resource management at Saint Louis
University take classes in management, as well as in organizational behavior and the
management of human resources.
You can customize your degree by choosing electives, including coursework about small
group behavior, organizational culture, talent management and family business.
Major in Leadership and Human Resources Management
In addition to human resources and organizational behavior courses, you will choose
from other courses offered through the John Cook School of Business, including organizational
failure, change and transformation; current problems in management; and fundamentals
If you major in leadership and human resources management at SLU, you'll take 18 required
credit hours in the area as well as “MGT 2000: Legal Environment of Business,” “MGT
3000: Management Theory and Practice” and “MGT 4000: Strategic Management and Policy.”
You'll then continue to customize your degree by choosing other electives, including
coursework about small group behavior, organizational culture, talent management and
introduction to family business.
Students who graduate with a concentration in leadership and human resource management
from Saint Louis University go on to work in a variety of fields.
Possible career paths that use leadership and human resource management skills include
strategic consulting, project management, leadership development, business process
re-engineering consulting, compensation and benefits management, and human resources
Leadership and human resource management majors at SLU learn how to effectively and efficiently motivate people through their skills and insights.
Network with Professionals
Students who study leadership and human resource management at SLU can take advantage
of our Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and the Society for Human Resource Management
chapters, both of which will allow you to network with professionals in the field.