Management and Marketing

Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management

Why Choose Human Resource Management at WIU?

  • Award-winning student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and a SHRM aligned curriculum prepares students for professional certification
  • Hands-on experience with local organizations provide students with industry recognized skills
  • Study abroad programs, professional development events, career fairs, and internships provide networking opportunities
  • The integrated program allows students to earn two degrees (bachelor's and MBA) in just five years
  • Accreditation by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) ensures a quality educational experience
SHRM president

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Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest human resource membership organization. WIU has active chapters in Macomb and the Quad Cities.


Taylor McKune

2020 Graduate, Human Resource Management major, Taylor McCune, was President of the WIU student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and worked as an HR Intern for Novelis. She is now a Human Resource Generalist at John Deere.

“Being part of the HRM program at WIU provided me with the opportunity to become a leader in an award-winning SHRM student chapter and to work as an HR intern, while taking courses that align with SHRM’s academic standards and completing applied HR projects at local organizations.  WIU’s faculty helped me to understand the vital role that human resources play in organizations and inspired me to focus on a career in this area.”

                                                                                                                                 -Taylor McCune '20


  • CBT Distinguished Alumnus Scholarship ($2000)
  • Dr. Jack P. Daniels (4 @ $1000)
  • Excellence in Business and Technology Scholarships (10 @ $2000)
  • Jerry Purdum Scholarship for Business ($2000)