Human Resource Management

Associate of Applied Science

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If you enjoy helping others, and you’re looking for a rewarding career that offers both variety and opportunity, explore the Human Resource Management program. Jobs in this field provide an opportunity to interact with diverse groups of people in a variety of settings. The success of any organization depends on getting the right person in the right job, and in this role you can make a huge impact. The program covers the seven key areas of HR: safety, employment law, training, employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, international human resources, and staffing. Positions are available in business, manufacturing, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.

As an HR professional, you may find yourself recruiting and selecting employees, implementing compensation systems, developing employment policies, creating training programs, promoting safety, monitoring compliance with employment law, strategic planning, employee relations, and measuring employee satisfaction.

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Estimated Program Costs

Estimated Program Cost

Human Resource Management

This program will cost about $9,100* based on tuition and basic program fees. There may be additional fees for books, materials, and testing. For more information on tuition costs, visit the Tuition Page.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Graduation Employment Stats

Human Resource Management 2014-2015 Graduation Employment Stats

Graduates Responding9
Employed in Related Occupation6
Employed in Non-related Occupations1
Seeking Employment0
Continuing Education2
Not in Labor Market0

Salary Data - Related Employment

Part TimeFull Time
Average Hours Per Week40
Median Hourly Wage$14.42
Hourly Wage Range$13.00 - $19.23
Median Annual Salary$30,000.00

Respondents in Related Occupations

  • Diversity And Compliance Support; Fastenal, Winona, MN
  • Human Resources/Payroll Coordinator; Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. WLAX/
  • WEUX TV, La Crosse, WI
  • Intern HR; Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration (FSPA), La Crosse, WI
  • Staffing Consultant; Express Employment, La Crosse, WI
  • Staffing Coordinator; Atlas Staffing Inc., Anoka, MN
  • Training Coordinator; Northern Engraving, West Salem, WI

Career Opportunities

Staffing Consultant/Recruiter
Human Resource Generalist/Assistant
Benefits Specialist
Talent Acquisition Specialist
HR Assistant/Payroll Coordinator
Recruiting Coordinator

Program Outcomes

  • Use effective communication skills
  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability
  • Create an organizational workforce plan
  • Develop training programs
  • Examine organizational total rewards programs
  • Incorporate employment law into business practices
  • Facilitate effective employee relations

Admission Requirements

College Requirements

$30 Application Fee

Program Specific Requirements


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ACT: 16

Transfer Agreements

Silver Lake College
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Viterbo University

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