Human Resource Management
61 Credits | 2 Year
Multiple Start Dates | Financial Aid-Eligible
Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*, Online
Outreach Centers: Balsam Lake*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*
*Combination of Online, Your Choice or On Site instruction
Career Cluster: Business Management
The Human Resource Management program will provide you with a broad overview of the functions typically experienced in dealing with employees in the workplace of today. In the program you will learn about and gain the skills to work with job evaluations and analysis, staffing, compensation, benefits, training, safety and employee relations.
The Human Resources program prepares you to support organizations in effectively recruiting, coaching, training, managing and compensating employees. You will also learn how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) influence workplaces and how you can help your organization meet compliance regulations.
Human Resource Management graduates will be able to:
- Design an organizational workforce plan
- Develop training programs
- Analyze organizational total rewards programs
- Incorporate employment law into business practices
- Apply employee relations techniques
This program will help individuals to be responsible for HR functions in smaller organizations. You will learn the fundamentals that will prepare you for the work place in such roles as HR Assistant, Employment Specialist, Human Resources Coordinator or Specialist or Recruitment Specialist.
Understand the fundamentals.
Prepares you for the workforce.
The coursework for this program is relevant and current. All classes are taught by individuals experienced in the field in a variety of areas. All major projects are individually focused, providing students with the ability to complete necessary work responsibilities as part of their academic requirements.
Human Resource Management classes are offered on all campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior), Online and outreach centers (Balsam Lake, Hayward, Ladysmith). Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle: Online, Your Choice or On Site.
Current and Relevant
Instructors apply current and relevant materials commonly used within the human resources sector.
Working through projects, you may use real-life work duties as part of understanding and applying academic concepts.
The Human Resource Management program accommodates your life by providing a 4 year part-time, evening and/or weekend schedule to complete your education, making it easier to work around busy personal lives and schedules, work and other responsibilities.
Core course work is focused on obtaining the most current, legal, and necessary skills to be able to perform human resource management functions effectively.
Human Resource Management is Part of a Career Pathway
As a Human Resource Management student at Northwood Tech, you can earn credentials each step of the way!
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Admissions and Tuition
Northwood Tech has an easy admission process that can be completed in one visit. Please see the details under the "Requirements and Application" section to get started.
Tuition and Fees
Northwood Tech breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work-study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits, and scholarships.
Estimated Total Program Costs 2023-24*
Human Resource Management
61 Credits | 2 Years
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the Northwood Tech Human Resource Management Program
Upon completion of the program, you will earn an associate degree in Human Resource Management.
Transfer your Northwood Tech credits to a four-year college to earn your bachelor's degree and beyond.
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