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Human Resource Management at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Human Resource Management at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

If you plan to study human resource management, take a look at what West Chester University of Pennsylvania has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

WCUPA is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and approximately 17,719 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Human Resource Management section at the bottom of this page.

WCUPA Human Resource Management Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in HR

Online Classes Are Available at WCUPA

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, WCUPA does offer online courses in HR for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

WCUPA Human Resource Management Rankings

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

HR Student Demographics at WCUPA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the HR majors at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

WCUPA Human Resource Management Master’s Program

80% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 56 students graduated with a master's degree in HR from WCUPA. About 20% were men and 80% were women.


Of the students who received a HR master's degree from WCUPA, 59% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a master's in HR.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 33
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Careers That HR Grads May Go Into

A degree in HR can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Human Resources Specialists 24,140 $67,370
Training and Development Specialists 9,690 $65,430
Business Professors 5,490 $91,520
Human Resources Managers 4,840 $130,260
Labor Relations Specialists 4,500 $78,320


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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