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 EEOC and OSHA influence workplaces and how you can help your organization meet compliance regulations.
Human Resource Management graduates will be able to:
- Create an organizational workforce plan
- Develop training programs
- Examine organizational total rewards programs
- Incorporate employment law into business practices
- Facilitate effective employee relations
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.
Fit My Life Program
Fit My Life programs accommodate your life by providing an option of a part-time, evening and/or interactive online core course schedule throughout your entire education, making it easier to work around childcare, work and other responsibilities.
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Admissions and Tuition
Northwood Tech has a simple admission process that can be completed in one visit. To start the process, simply fill out an application form along with a $30 application fee. After you’ve successfully submitted your application, your next step is to schedule an admissions meeting with a Northwood Tech counselor to discuss your goals and expectations. That’s it!
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 2021-22*
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 obtain an associate degree in Human Resource Management.