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Business, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship

Human Capital Management and Leadership

Bachelor of Science in Business


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus

Lead Competitive Talent

The major in Human Capital Management and Leadership (HCML) prepares graduates to understand how the best organizations attract, develop and lead their talent to create sustained competitive advantage. The graduates will develop knowledge and skills in organizational behavior; human resource management; effective leadership; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and strategic management.

Contact Info

Rocco Manzo, Ph.D.

Senior Clinical Lecturer

Department of Management

3040 Farmer School of Business

800 E. High Street, Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

The curriculum highlights understanding and implementing best evidence-based and ethical practices associated with human capital consulting, leading organizations, change management, employee engagement and motivation, cross cultural management, talent acquisition, employment law, compensation, executive decision making and strategy, human resource management, conflict resolution and negotiations. The HCML curriculum is approved by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) for alignment with the Society's undergraduate curriculum requirements.

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Career Options

What can you do with an HCML degree? There has never been more of a need (or more of a demand) for experts that understand how to help companies engage and keep their best talent. Our graduates work in a wide range of vital roles across industries, including human capital consulting, human resource management, people analytics, leadership, and management. More and more C-suite roles are now dedicated to Human Capital. Chief Talent Officer, Chief Human Resource Officer, Chief Diversity Officer, and Chief People Officer are just a few of the top roles that ensure an organization is keeping people central to its mission.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 89% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 15th Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 98% of 2020-2021 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2021

    Miami University Data


Sara Al-Zubi
  • Sara saw firsthand the desperation experienced by Syrian refugees and was inspired to found the Refugee Advisory Council at Miami. Through her work, she was selected as one of the nation's 59 Truman Scholars.

    Sara Al-Zubi ’19
    Human Capital Management and Leadership

Admissions and Aid

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Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

Miami University’s Farmer School of Business is annually recognized as one of the nation’s best undergraduate business schools. Each year, the number of first-year applications for the Farmer School of Business (FSB) exceeds the number of spaces available. Admission to the FSB is competitive and based on a holistic and comprehensive review process which considers many factors to establish the context of students’ achievements and demonstrated potential to be successful in its rigorous curriculum.

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