|Associate of Applied Science in Business|
Specialization in Human Resources Management
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A degree in human resources management prepares you for a career such as compensation and benefits manager, training and development manager, or human resources manager. Classes include Employee-Employer Relations, Management Methods, Strategic Management, Compensation and Benefits, Workplace Safety, and more.
In this degree program, you will study the management of an organization's employees, including issues related to hiring new employees, assessing labor needs, compensating employees, training employees, dealing with problems, and maintaining a safe and productive work environment. Graduates should be eligible for entry-level positions in a human resources environment.
The following is a selection of careers typically followed by those who graduate from a human resources management associate degree program.
- Compensation and Benefits Manager
- Training and Development Manager
- Employment, Recruitment and Placement Specialist
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for all human resources managers, including compensation and benefits managers, training and development managers, employment, recruitment and placement specialists and others will increase more quickly than the national average through the year 2014. The growth of the field will be due to legislation requiring an increasing level of employee benefits and rights protection and supervision.
Course Information: Howard College Catalog