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Associate Degree in Human Resources

The Associate Degree in Human Resources is a 4-semester program of study that includes 24 credit hours of college-level general education courses rounded out by electives and subject matter essential to effective personnel management. Specifically known as an Associate of Science Degree in Human Resource Administration, the program introduces students to core business administration theories and techniques, ethics, and employment law, as well as to the human relations aspects of employee recruitment, management, training, and more.

For students who wish to continue to the next degree level, successful graduation from this program can lead to a Bachelor’s Degree in business, management, or marketing.

At Ashworth College, enrollment in the Human Resource Administration Associate Degree program offers career development that frees aspiring students from obstacles like required minimum standardized test scores. The only prerequisite is a high school diploma or equivalent.

Online HR Associate Degree Curriculum

In our online Human Resources Administration Associate Degree, you can take the first steps toward a rewarding career in HR. You’ll build essential skills and knowledge, from employment law to best practices for employee training and development, over four semesters, completely on your schedule. Your online HR classes include:

  • Introduction to Business
  • Human Resources Management
  • Employment Law
  • Compensation and Benefits
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What you get

  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • Academic support via email, web portal, or phone
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Enroll in one semester at a time and complete each of four semesters in as little as six months.

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Take specialized courses in Human Relations, Employment Law, and Compensation and Benefits.

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Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

An Associate Degree in Human Resource Administration can be a great asset in your career search. Earning a human resources associate degree online shows that you are self-motivated to learn specialized, professional skills. Human resources departments in small and large businesses, organizations, and agencies of all kinds need talented, skilled specialists. Your Associate Degree in Human Resource Administration should take you far.

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your degree, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.

We allow you up to four (4) years from the date of your enrollment to complete your studies and earn your Human Resource Administration Associate Degree online. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Want to move your HR career to the next level? Check out our range of human resources programs, all of which are flexible, affordable, and accredited. They include:

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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