In addition to providing general business skills, these online Associate's degree programs focus on specific topics and skills applicable to HR administration in business, government and nonprofit organizations, such as:
- Personnel recruitment and retention
- Team building
- Organizational psychology
- Principles of employee compensation and benefits
- Labor law
- Records management
Graduates with an Associate's degree in Human Resources may qualify for such entry-level positions as: Human Resources Representative, Benefits Administrator, Personal Records Administrator, HR Coordinator and a variety of other positions.
Associate's degrees are either transfer or vocational degrees. If you want your credits to be apply toward a Bachelor's degree, make sure that you choose an Associate's program that offers a transfer degree. If your goal is to acquire specific job skills and you don-t need the credits to be transferable, a vocational or profession Associate's degree may be your best choice.
Online Associate's degree programs in Human Resources are designed for working adults who need maximum scheduling flexibility and want to complete their degree in less time than is usually required for on-campus programs.