Human Resources Assistant Certificate

To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/human-resources-assistant-certificate/

Program Number: 61-116-3
Certificate
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is not eligible for financial aid

The Human Resources Assistant Certificate at Moraine Park Technical College is perfect for developing new or seasoned supervisors into effective leaders and coaches in a diverse workplace.

About the Program

The Human Resources Assistant Certificate is designed to prepare individuals for entry-level roles within the Human Resources area. This certificate is also helpful for current and new human resources professionals seeking to improve their effectiveness as a leader through better understanding, communicating and implementing of organizational policies.

What You’ll Learn

Students in the Human Resources Assistant Certificate program learn about recruitment practices, payroll accounting, safety, and legal issues pertaining to employee relations and human resource management.

This certificate allows students to take associate of applied science degree courses without the time commitment of a full-time program—the credits can later be applied toward the Human Resources Associate of Applied Science degree.

Transfer Opportunities

Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.

Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
 

Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

Credit for Prior Learning

Earn college credit outside the classroom through Moraine Park’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) opportunities. Credit opportunities are available for:

  •   Previous college coursework from prior institutions
  •   Military training and experience
  •   Passing of MPTC or national exams
  •   Skills or knowledge developed on the job or through other life experiences

Visit MPTC’s Credit for Prior Learning page for more information.

Approximate Costs

Tuition

Occupational

  • $146.20 per credit (resident)
  • $219.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Associate of Arts/Associate of Science

  • $188.90 per credit (resident)
  • $283.35 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Student Fees

  • $4.50 minimum per course Material Fee
  • $12.50 per-credit Supplemental Fee for Undergraduate courses
  • $10 minimum per credit Online Course Fee (Fee suspended for 2023-2024)
  • $4.50 per term mandatory Student Accident Insurance Fee

Please refer to Tuition & Fee Information for additional enrollment fee information.

Course Requirements

Plan of Study Grid
CoursesCredits
101-141 Payroll Accounting 3
102-115 Business and Employee Relations 3
116-154 Recruiting and Hiring 3
196-136 Safety in the Workplace 3
196-193 Human Resource Management 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits15

Pathways 

Earn a certificate and associate degree along this pathway. Start with some courses for entry-level employment, and continue with additional courses for higher wages and job advancement.

Career Opportunities

  • Many people interested in this certificate are presently employed in the Human Resources field. These classes provide formal education and networking for employed adults.