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Earn your Human Resources Associate Degree online

There’s no doubt about it: it takes skill, diplomacy, and a lot of specialized knowledge to succeed as an human resource (HR) professional. After all, human resource roles have evolved rapidly in recent years. They now encompass almost every aspect of working life, from talent acquisition and employment law, to occupational safety, healthcare, and retirement plans.

When you earn your Human Resources Associate Degree online at Ashworth College, you will take your next step toward a challenging, rewarding, and well-paid career in a fast-growing field. With a syllabus designed by experienced HR experts, our program is set apart by its real-world relevance. Everything you learn can be applied immediately in the workplace—and because our affordable course is self-paced, you’ll be able to move your career ahead without interrupting it.

What you get

  • Textbook and/or comprehensive online resources
  • Online course materials and assessments
  • Personalized career guidance and exclusive Career Tools
  • The opportunity to participate in our live graduation ceremony

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Job opportunities

HR professionals can find themselves in almost any work setting—commercial, legal, government, education—with a diverse range of frontline responsibilities. That means they need to be flexible, versatile, and well-versed in many different aspects of HR. As a result, human resource specialists command a median annual salary of $59,180*. Whether or not you earn your Human Resource Associate Degree online as a step toward your bachelor’s degree, you can expect it to be a career asset in its own right—and help boost your earning potential.


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


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


Qualify to get your fourth and final semester at no cost. That’s a value of $ VALUE!

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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.

Yes! All students in the Associate Degree in Human Resource Administration program receive personalized career assistance. We’ll help you create an impactful resume, prepare for interviews, and explore job opportunities that may be available in your area.

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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