Human Resource Professional

Human Resource Professional

Degree Type

18-credit Technical Diploma

Program Code

30-116-1

Time to Degree

1 year

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Hybrid

Daytime

Evening

Matching the right employees with the right positions and effectively managing personnel contribute to a company’s overall success. Develop skills in the recruitment, development and evaluation of employees. Cultivate management abilities in planning, organizing, controlling and directing the work of others. Explore employer liabilities and legalities, and gain familiarity with employment law.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2021 Start

  • Submit application by August 2, 2021
  • Complete checklist items by August 9, 2021

Spring 2021 Start

  • Submit application by January 5, 2021
  • Complete checklist items by January 11, 2021

Summer 2021 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

Additional Estimated Costs

  • Any laptop

How To Apply

  • Apply online at no cost! Enter our APPLYFREE promo code.*
  • Submit official high school transcript.

* The promo code is not valid for refund on a previously submitted app fee.

Questions? Visit the Admissions page or contact the Office of Admissions | 262.691.5200.

 

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

Those who work in human resources roles must be good listeners, maintain confidentiality, have strong organizational skills and be able to deal with workplace conflicts. If you have empathy and compassion toward others, can be objective and impartial as well as analytical, a career in human resources may be right for you.

  • Compensation Benefits Coordinator
  • Training and Development Coordinator
  • Human Relations Payroll Assistant

$32,000 – $47,000 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

Learn more about financial aid.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

An accelerated learning environment blends interactive in-class activities with online learning. Evening class offerings accommodate the working adult.

2

This program uses SHRM competencies and is aligned with the National Association of African American Human Resources Professionals (NAAAHR-Milwaukee).

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