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Human Resource Management

Online and On-Campus Associate Degree Program - 63 Credits

Human resource professionals work in today's fast-moving business climate and are a key part of an organization's administration. They perform duties such as human resource planning, recruitment, selection, development, compensation, benefits and payroll. These are positions needed by companies in virtually every industry - from business, to manufacturing, to healthcare and many more. 

The Human Resource Management program at Southeast Technical College will fine-tune your skills to prepare you for an HR position. You will study key areas of human resources, and once you leave STC with your associate degree, your proficiency in those skills will translate to a small organization or a large corporate setting. The choice is yours.

Learn From Industry Professionals 

During your human resource management coursework in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you will learn from top industry professionals. The immersive curriculum will help you build your skills to enter the market. Your coursework also helps you:  

Utilize Technology: You will learn how to apply today's technology for business and human resource applications. 

See the Big Picture: You will learn key human resources business concepts, such as: 

  • Performance appraisals
  • Training/development
  • Employment law
  • Recruitment/selection
  • Compensation
  • Benefits

Think Critically: With the help of your STC faculty, you will learn to utilize critical thinking skills to analyze and solve human resource related problems and situations.

Gain Professionalism: As a management professional from Southeast Tech, you will exhibit ethical and professional behavior.

Job Outlook

Jobs for Human Resource professionals are expected to grow about as fast average between 2020 and 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook. 

Explore Classes  

Southeast Tech’s curriculum for the Human Resource Management program includes classes in Human Resource Compliance, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Acquisition and Training as well as business courses like Business Law and Business Communications.

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Costs are calculated based on a charge of $255 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Mike Ebbing

Human Resource Management
Mickelson Center 110D

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