The HR curriculum has been certified as aligning with SHRM’s curriculum template and guidebook. Graduates take the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) exam after gaining 2 years of full-time exempt HR work experience.

Daemen's program has been named one of the best in the nation on’s 2019 list for the top 50 human resources programs in the country, making it the only college in the Buffalo Niagara region and one of three in New York State named to the list. Learn more

HR Management Program Highlights

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  • Daemen College ranks in the top 25% of affordable small schools offering a bachelor’s degree in human resources. The curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management recommended requirements for human resources degree programs as outlined in the SHRM curriculum guidebook and templates.
  • Students are connected to HR professionals currently working in the field through experienced part-time faculty, shared events with the Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA), and mentoring relationships.
  • In addition to learning all facets of business including economics, management, organizational behavior, accounting, marketing, law, and international business, our program prepares you for the most important issues facing business leaders today including, diversity ethics, and global management.
  • Available minors in over 50 areas including sustainabilityentrepreneurshipmodern languagespublic relations and many more.
  • An emphasis on the development of students’ interpersonal and written communication skills. 
  • Specialization-related internship experiences supplement classroom knowledge, build professional interpersonal skills, develop liaisons with the business community, and provide concrete, resume building work experience.
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About HR Management Specialization

For more information, contact Sharlene Buszka, at  (716) 839-8428 or