Career Outcomes in Human Capital
Top Human Capital Employers of Michigan Ross MBA Graduates
Microsoft
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Cisco

3%

of graduates work in human capital consulting or human resources.

$128,000

median base salary.

$60,000

median signing bonus.

2023 Detailed Compensation Information–Human Capital

FUNCTIONBASE SALARY MeanBASE SALARY MEDIANBASE SALARY RANGESIGNING BONUS MEDIAN
Human Resources$132,000$128,000$122,000-$150,000$60,000

 


Here’s How You’ll Get There

From the classroom to the boardroom, the Ross MBA experience is designed to help you standout as you recruit for the most desirable jobs in human capital.

Add a Specialization to Your MBA 

With hundreds of ways to specialize your MBA, Michigan Ross makes it easy to prepare for the exact career you want.

Degree Specialization

Tackle MAP Projects in Human Capital

As part of the Michigan Ross core curriculum, you’ll fully dedicate yourself to working with an organization on solving a real business problem right before your summer internship. Take a look at recent MAP projects in human capital.

Seattle, WA
Analyze market trends and connectivity strategies to improve the engagement and performance of Amazon employees.
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Detroit, MI
Conduct market research and internal review to propose proper career mobility, skill mapping, and workforce planning methodologies.
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MBA classroom

Dive Deeper into Human Capital Experiences

Your immersion in the human side of business doesn’t stop with focused academics. Outside of the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to add a rich organizational strategy perspective to your extracurricular activities as well.

The Human Capital Club focuses on preparing its members for careers through educational and networking events with current human resource professionals and Ross faculty.

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The Consulting Club at Ross educates its members about the management consulting industry and helps them successfully navigate the consulting recruiting process.

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The +LAB is a co-curricular learning program that immerses students in the theory and practice of Positive Organizational Scholarship.

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Keep Exploring

Watch Our Human Capital Webinar

Join three Ross MBA students as they share their experiences recruiting in human capital, break down the resources and opportunities available to Ross students, and identify how you can set yourself up for success.

Get the Support You Need to Get the Human Capital Job You Want

Our Career Development Office will be with you every step of the way to help you find and land a job you love.

Student Ambassadors with Interest in Human Capital

With more peer coaches than any other business school, at Ross you’re sure to find a student with experience and insight into the industry you’re interested in. Why not reach out and connect?

Student ambassador
Class of 2025
My north star is to build a career that makes a positive impact on people and society at large. Therefore, I have spent my career working in consulting to help...

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Student ambassador
Class of 2024
I grew up in the South Bay of Los Angeles and was living there prior to Ross. The majority of my career was in the nonprofit industry, working in the arts and...

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You’ll Be Pushed and Supported in a Human Capital FACT Group

These small, career-specific teams come together weekly to offer information, guidance, and support as you prepare for internship recruiting. FACT groups (Functional Accountability Career Teams) are facilitated by second-year MBA peer coaches. 

FACT Group Spotlight: Talent Management/HR

Tap into the resources of Michigan Ross and connect with other students interested in human capital careers. This FACT Group will help you navigate the recruiting process, keep you on track to meet your goals, and bring you closer to your classmates.

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