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    human resources


      Video: Human Resources

      Program Number: 10-116-1
      School Year: 2019-2020
      Associate of Applied Science Degree
      Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
      This program is eligible for financial aid

      Program Description

      The Human Resources associate of applied science degree prepares you with general skills in communication, human relations and business fundamentals. You will also develop specific skills in the Human Resource areas of recruiting; coordinating the hiring, benefits, and training and orientation process; maintaining personnel records; safety; and planning company special events and functions.

      Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

      • $38,000

      Approximate Costs

      • $134.20 per credit (resident)
      • $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
      • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
      • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

      Program Outcomes

      • Create an organizational workforce plan.
      • Develop training programs.
      • Examine organizational tool reward programs.
      • Incorporate employment law into business practices.
      • Facilitate effective employee relations.

      Career Opportunities

      • Human Resource Management
      • Human Resources Generalist
      • Recruiter and Talent Acquisition
      • Human Resource Training and Development
      • Human Resource Coordinator
      • Benefits Specialist

      Admission Process

      Visit the Admissions Page for details


      Semester 1
      101-141Payroll Accounting3
      102-110Introduction to Business3
      103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
      196-193Human Resource Management3
      801-136English Composition 13
      890-101**College 1012
      Semester 2
      116-151Employee Relations3
      116-152Orientation and Training3
      116-154Recruiting and Hiring3
      196-134Legal Issues in the Workplace3
      196-136Safety in the Workplace3
      801-1xxCommunication Course3
      Semester 3
      102-120Principles of Management3
      106-135Business Media Management3
      106-182Information Management3
      804-1xxMathematics Course3
      809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
      Semester 4
      105-150Business Practice Firm3
       - OR - 
      105-152Business Practicum3
      116-156Compensation and Benefits3
      196-164Personal Skills for the Workplace3
      809-1xxSocial Science Course3
      809-1xxSocial Science Course3
      Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements63

      Institutional Requirements

      ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

      Program Guide

      For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

      Transfer Opportunities

      Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

      Additional Information

      *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

      For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.