Career Outcomes & Job Titles
People likely to be interested in an online human resource management degree include mid-level HR professionals and managers who wish to advance in their professions and become strategic leaders in their organizations.
Potential Employment Settings
- Community college
- Consulting firm
- Government — local, state, federal
- Health care
- Land-based or online college or university
- Nonprofit organization
- Public and private education
Common Job Titles/Positions*
- Adjunct or part-time faculty
- Compensation and benefits specialist/manager
- Director, human resources
- Human resource business analyst
- Human resource business partner
- Human resource consultant
- Human resource generalist
- Human resource information systems specialist/manager
- Human resource manager
- Human capital specialist/manager
- Labor relations specialist/manager
- Learning and development specialist/manager
- Performance management specialist/manager
- Staffing specialist/manager
- Talent acquisition specialist/manager
- Talent development specialist/manager
- Vice president, human resources
*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.
School of Business and Technology Master's Degree Graduates
Data from graduates across all Business and Technology masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.
Our School of Business and Technology master's graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and salary and benefits. The majority of graduates work in higher education, government/public sector, healthcare, information technology, aerospace, or consulting.
Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q4 2009 - Q3 2010.
Many master's degree graduates from the School of Business and Technology report advancing in their careers and receiving a salary increase, leadership role or promotion. They also say their Capella degrees garner recognition from employers.
Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q4 2009 - Q3 2010