As of May 2023, University of New Hampshire, College of Professional Studies aligned its Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Resource Management (HRM) with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. 

UNH CPS’ Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Resource Management (HRM) is now a Recognized SHRM Aligned Program! 

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"HR professionals serve the critical role in helping to accelerate business results through human capital, organizational culture, leadership development and building collaboration among other priorities. We aligned our curriculum to SHRM as a way to develop our HR students’ expertise to enhance their performance in helping to create value in their organizations. It is our way of ensuring our students are prepared to succeed in their professional roles."

– Sunil Ramlall, Program Director, Business Program Director at UNH College of Professional Studies

Throughout the world, over 500 programs in approximately 425 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards.  

"Our Center for Business & Technology constantly is revising, refreshing, and renovating our programs to match current industry trends and relevance. The new B.S. in Human Resource Management is now on the cutting edge of human resource management content and issues within the field.  The SHRM alignment proves the strength and validity of our curriculum as well as the amazing faculty who teach in our Center."

- Christian Lagarde, Center Director, Business & Technology

The alignment of the BS in HRM to SHRM, highlights the relevance of our curriculum in preparing you to excel in your role as HR professionals. As a strategic business partner and creating value for organizations, we are committed in providing you the foundations through the respective courses to further align your HR practices and organizational strategies to create competitive advantages for your organizations.  Having the relevant competencies is essential to developing and implementing world-class HR strategies. We focus on helping you achieve this outcome. Our HR faculty are scholar-practitioners with industry experience.  


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