Human Resources
Human Resources
Associate Degree
61 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

Explore MyEdChoice classes. You can attend in-person or online because this option allows you to choose how you attend each class and does not lock you into one format. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." – Albert Einstein

Human resource professionals play a valuable role in an organization, helping companies succeed through employee and organizational development. A career in HR is never boring, it’s always growing and evolving to meet the changing needs of employers. With your associate’s degree in Human Resources, you will be in high demand and able to work practically anywhere – in small to mid-size organizations, corporations, nonprofits, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, you name it – because wherever there are employees, there is a need for human resources.

At BTC, we don’t just teach theory, we offer real-world training to give you the necessary skills needed to understand job analysis, compensation, benefits, training, staffing, employee relations, safety, and human resources information systems. The program is flexible to fit your busy schedule. Enroll as a full-time or part-time student, or take an accelerated route with eight-week in-person classes congruent with eight weeks of online classes.

As a graduate, you can pursue a variety of careers such as a human resources generalist, compensation or benefits specialist, corporate trainer, HR manager or recruiter. In addition, once you complete the program, you will be well prepared for the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) certification. A career in human resources is an exciting opportunity for you to provide amazing value and find the role that fits you best.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

HR Manager/Administrator
Training and Development Manager/Coordinator
Compensation and Benefits Specialist
Staffing and Recruitment Specialist
HR Assistant/Office Manager
HR Generalist/Coordinator

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.

Human Resources

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Additional Program Information

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