College of Business


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Ms. Laura Oliver

Adjunct Faculty
Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship Department
Office: Parker
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8018900 College St, Box 8018BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4175(254) 295-4175
Subjects Taught: Intro to Business, Communicating in Business, Human Resource Management,
Degrees Earned: Doctor of Philosophy Management-HRM; Master of Arts, Human Resource Management; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - HRM

Dr. Laura Oliver attended Hawaii Pacific University, where she studies business administration with a concentration in human resource management.  She graduated in August 2008 with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, concentration in Human Resource Management.  In 2009, she enrolled as a graduate student at Webster University, where she graduated with a Master of Arts in Human Resource Management in May 2011.  She enrolled in her PhD program in September 2012 and graduated in November 2016 from Walden University, where she earned her Doctoral of Philosophy in Management, with a concentration of Human Resource Management. 

 Dr. Oliver has over 20 years of experience in business, including over 10 years of customer service / sales experience, over 10 years human resource experience, and over 4 years of collegiate teaching.  She has a wide range of experience from international sales to affirmative action plans.  She specializes in all human resource functions, especially those pertaining to employee welfare, career development, and performance pay programs.  In addition, she has successfully opened and operates a small business under a LLC.

 Dr. Oliver currently lives in Texas, with her husband, MAJ Paul Oliver, and their two children, Patricia and Anthony. 

Research Interests

Work breaks

Employee Morale

Employee Satisfaction