Some schools offering programs in Human Resources Management and Services that made the U.S. News & World Report's list of "America's Best Colleges 2007 can be found here.
In addition, here are is a more in-depth snapshot of some of those schools (with information from the schools' Web sites):
1 Sherborn Street
Boston, MA 02215
At a glance: Boston University's academic program includes the Human Resources Policy Institute, which was founded to study the latest developments in human resource management issues and serve as an information resource. Since 1981, the school's faculty, graduate students and fellows have partnered with top-level HR executives from member companies, discussed the latest trends, benchmarked best practices and sponsored faculty and doctoral-level research.
349 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14853
At a glance: ILR is the only institution of higher education in the United States to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in the interdisciplinary field of workplace studies. In addition, its Extension and Outreach division offers courses, workshops, certifications and other outreach programs for practitioners, workers and policy analysts.
East Lansing, MI 48824
At a glance: The concentration on Human Resource Management focuses on personnel management in organizations, on the role and development of the manager as a leader and on the specific functions and mission of the personnel/human resources department. Entry-level positions are obtained in private and public enterprise and wherever the personnel function is departmentalized.
154 W. 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
At a glance: In the Department of Management and Human Resources, the faculty are interested in exploring the ways in which organizations become competitive by understanding the dynamics of the international environment, the problems of growth, and the complexity associated with managing individuals. These interests are manifest in basic research, teaching in our various degree programs, executive education seminars, and in faculty consulting. Faculty are active in research and teaching in five major areas: Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, International Business, Organizational Behavior and Strategy.
65 Davidson Road, Room 202
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097
At a glance: The mission of the School of Management and Labor Relations is to create and disseminate knowledge that fosters a better understanding of the nature of employment and work in modern society, promotes harmony and cooperation between management and labor, and helps to improve employment systems and relationships. In pursuit of our mission, SMLR faculty conduct research, deliver credit and noncredit programs, and provide assistance to corporations and labor organizations. Faculty contribute to their professional communities by conducting cutting-edge research, disseminating new knowledge through teaching, publishing scholarly books and articles, and providing their services to a variety of public and private organizations, government and non-governmental agencies.
601 E. John Street
Champaign, IL 61820-5711
At a glance: The mission of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations is to strive continually for excellence in scholarly research, teaching, extension, and service activities dedicated to the achievement and dissemination of a more informed understanding of employment relations. Among its departments is the Center for Human Resource Management, a joint venture between senior executives of member firms and faculty from the Chicago and Urbana-Champaign campuses of the University of Illinois for the purpose of solving problems and challenges involving human resource management. The partners and faculty collectively identify and investigate critical human resource issues and in the process discover "best practices" that result in practical methods for improving the workplace.
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491