The human resource professional, in any organization, plays a strategic role in the success of the organization. A human resource professional needs to be competent in human resource knowledge, able to facilitate change, have personal credibility which includes trust and confidentiality, and the understanding of how a business operates. Graduates may be employed as a Human Resource Specialist, Benefits Specialist, Compensation Analyst, Recruiter, Training and Development Coordinator, Human Resource Generalist, or Human Resource Assistant.
The Human Resources Associate in Applied Science (AS) Degree is intended for students who desire immediate employment upon graduation, or who plan to transfer to another institution of higher education.
The Human Resources Professional Certificate program is designed for an individual who is currently working in the Human Resource field or has management background dealing with HR issues. This program contains courses that can be completed online and others that are completed in a traditional classroom. The program schedule is designed to support working students. This certificate program is transferable to the Human Resources AAS degree.
The Human Resources Specialist Certificate program is designed for an individual who desires to enter the Human Resources field with a general grounding in Human Resources within a short period of time. The HR Specialist certificate is for an individual who has a background in computer and office skills. The certificate program is transferable to the Human Resources AAS program.
Program Delivery Methods
Hybrid, online and traditional in-class courses on Saint Paul College campus, St. Paul, MN