Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 69.00

Program Overview

The opportunities awaiting you in the human resource field are as diverse as people themselves. Obtaining your degree from Western is the first step toward a challenging and rewarding career in human resource management.

The program covers the seven key areas of human resources: safety, employment law, training, HR administration, compensation and benefits, international human resources and staffing. Graduates pursue careers as HR generalists, benefits specialists, trainers, recruiters and other human resource specialists in private industry, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

Some of the responsibilities of this dynamic career include recruiting and selecting employees, implementing compensation systems, reviewing and developing employment policies, creating training programs, promoting safety practices, ensuring compliance with employment law, strategic planning and enhancing employer and employee satisfaction.