To learn more, visit: https://www.morainepark.edu/academics/programs/human-resources/
Program Number: 10-116-1
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is eligible for financial aid
No two days are the same in the human resources field, from problem solving to helping others succeed, to navigating the ever-changing employment laws. An associate degree in Human Resources from Moraine Park Technical College can help you get started in a career you’ll love.
About the Program
The Human Resources Associate of Applied Science degree at Moraine Park sets students up for a successful HR career by laying a strong foundation in communication, human relations and business fundamentals. Students learn to recruit, hire, and onboard new team members, maintain personnel records, coordinate compensation and benefit programs, and administer safety programs. They are equipped to support managers as they lead and motivate employees. Graduates are prepared for a variety of roles within Human Resources and Talent Development including recruitment, training, onboarding, as well as compensation and benefits roles.
What You’ll Learn
Students gain hands-on human resources experience, learning how to create an organizational workforce plan, develop training programs, examine HRIS applications, organizational engagement programs, incorporate employment law into business practices and foster effective employee relations.
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.
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.
- $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.
- $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.
Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.
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.