Undergraduate Programs

No matter their size or the nature of their business, all companies need human resource professionals.

Human Resource Management majors at The University of Toledo study the full scope of HR issues. Our undergraduates learn about compensation and benefits, and how to recruit and select employees. They also learn how to retain staff, resolve conflict and build effective teams.

Top Reasons to Study human resource management at UToledo

  1. One of the country’s best business schools.
    UToledo’s accredited John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation is nationally ranked. Students have access to all the school offers: renowned faculty; state-of-the-art classrooms and labs; and resources to help you succeed academically and find a job.
  2. Project-based learning.
    Consult with local companies and address real-world HR issues through class projects.
  3. Leadership skills.
     Add our leadership minor and learn what it takes to be an effective leader.
  4. Be more marketable.
    Employers want graduates who are certified as human resource professionals. The majority of UToledo graduates pass the optional SPHR certification exam on their first tries.
  5. Network.
    Meet HR professionals who speak in classes and to student groups such as the Society for Human Resource Management.
  6. Flexibility.
    Many of our courses are offered online or face-to-face.

What jobs can I get with a human resource management degree?

UToledo graduates in the Human Resource Management program find work as human resource generalists or as specialists focusing on recruitment, compensation or benefits.

HR professionals work for all kinds of entities, including:

  • Domestic and international business organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Government agencies

Find out more about job prospects for human resource managers.

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.


Finding an internship is easy thanks to UToledo’s robust community partnerships with companies and organizations around the region.

The majority of our human resource management students earn credit and a paycheck through internships. They work closely with the Business Career Programs office in the John B. and Lillian E. Neff College of Business and Innovation. Many internships lead to full-time employment.

Internships help you:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Build your resume
  • Refine your skills
  • Cultivate contacts


UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

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Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.






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Last Updated: 3/8/24