Human Resource Development Degree
Employees are the greatest assets of organizations. Maximizing performance through human resources and technology is essential in today’s workplace and economy. Purdue’s Human Resource Development (HRD) major will prepare you to be a talent manager, change agent, employee champion, and strategic partner.
You will achieve this through courses and work-experiences related to talent acquisition, training, employee engagement and retention, learning and development, total rewards, organization development and change, compensation, employee and labor relations, information systems, analytics, global issues, diversity and inclusion, risk management, ethics, and strategic planning.
HRD Program at Purdue
Why Purdue's Program?
- Develop your management skills with an integrated minor in human resource management from Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.
Learn to effectively use technology to enhance HR performance and outcomes.
Design and develop simulated training programs with cutting-edge immersive virtual and augmented reality technologies.
Acquire expertise in data systems and analytics.
Gain professional and leadership experience through internships, study abroad and student organizations.
Be eligible to take the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) exam.