If you enjoy working with people, like a job that offers variety and professional growth, and you possess excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail, consider a career in human resources management. As a human resources professional, you'll contribute to your company's success by attracting and retaining outstanding employees.

Our Human Resources Management Program is designed to prepare you for the operations, control, training, and development of personnel in the workplace. You'll learn about the selection and placement of individuals for appropriate areas of employment, equal opportunity, staffing, training, evaluations, maintaining the organization, and rewards.

This program includes an internship/seminar component.


Median Hourly Pay with a Bachelor's Degree


Median Annual Salary with a Bachelor's Degree

You will gain the skills necessary to work in a human resources department across most industries.

Employment of human resources managers is projected to grow 7% from 2021 to 2031, about as fast as the average for all occupations. As new companies form and organizations expand their operations, they will need human resources managers to oversee and administer their programs and to ensure they adhere to changing and complex employment laws. Strong competition can be expected for most positions.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics

This program prepares students for careers in human resources with an emphasis on training and development of staff.

Students already employed are encouraged to take this program to update their skills and increase their chance for promotion.

Program Details

Program NameType of CredentialCurriculum CodeDepartment or Division
Employee Training and DevelopmentCertificate1413Business
Human Resources ManagementA.A.S.1412Business

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This program qualifies for up to $8,000 in tuition assistance.



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