Human Resource Administration Associate Degree Program

Human Resource Administration Associate Degree Program

Upon completion of a diploma program, students are eligible to enroll in an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program. Diploma programs are designed to help students begin work in their chosen field. Our AAS programs go beyond by allowing students to develop general education skill sets (in areas such as English, History and Math) and complete an advanced level of course work in their chosen field. As long as they have completed a diploma program or a specific number of credit hours from a related concentration, students may begin an AAS program anytime, even at night while they work. All of our AAS completion programs are 100% online.

What Is Human Resource Administration?

If you are a “people person” and enjoy nothing more than working with various types of people, then Human Resource Administration, or as often referred HR Administration, may be the perfect field for you. Human Resources is a pillar division in most corporate and business settings and typically involves duties such as:
  • Researching federal, state and industry employment trends to locate potential talent.
  • Working as part of a team to ensure open positions are filled with qualified candidates.
  • Introducing new employees to your business or industry
  • Communicating specific steps in the application and employment process to applicants.
  • Some job functions may also include areas such as project management, problem-solving, presentations, reporting and assisting with employee surveys and communications.


Human Resource Administration is a great field that offers numerous avenues to grow your career. Plus, as a Human Resource professional you will be a deciding factor in helping others find a great career for themselves.

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What Career Options Are Available in Human Resource Administration?

Human Resources offers a wide-variety of challenges and is a crucial aspect of almost every medium and large-scale business. Human Resource professionals may be found in many settings and may be highly specialized or more broadly focused. Human Resources is a necessary part of places like:
  • Businesses & Corporations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Large Churches
  • Government
  • And much more


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Human Resource Specialist is projected to grow 10% in the US from 2018 to 2028.1

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What You Will Learn in a Human Resource Administration Program

Human Resource positions are typically highly competitive. One of the best ways to stand out from the crowd is to distinguish yourself through an Associate of Applied Science degree program. At Stautzenberger College, our Human Resource Administration degree can be completed in just 9 months and has been carefully designed to:
  • Prepare you through course work to demonstrate the skills employers are looking for in this field.
  • Introduce topics such as Human Resource Management, the Staffing and Hiring Process, Change Management and Employee Benefit Design.
  • Gain knowledge of employment law as it relates to the workplace.
  • Understand diversity and its importance in the workplace.


Upon successful completion of the program, you have the ability to sit for the Professional in Human Resources (aPHR ®) certification exam to become an even more valuable prospective employee.

Why Choose Our College?

Why Choose Our College?

For over 90 years, Stautzenberger College has made a lasting impact on the students and community we serve by:
  • Making student success our #1 priority.
  • Designing courses that develop critical skill sets and expanding our student’s knowledge base for a life-time career.
  • Ensuring that the skills businesses need are the skills we teach.
  • Offering affordable programs that typically take less time to complete and have smaller class sizes than those of other schools.
  • Offering on-campus, hybrid, and completely online diploma and degree programs that provide more flexibility to fit your life-style.
  • Having the best career services team that has done the networking for you with numerous local employers and are here to help.

All of us at Stautzenberger College are here to help you succeed, whether it’s our free tutoring, helpful financial aid options, or connecting you with businesses for that great job. We are here to prepare you for quick entry into the workforce.

Financial Aid available to those who qualify.

Program Length - 9 months

100% of the program is online

Offered at Campuses Near Cleveland and Toledo

This program is offered at both of our campus locations, making it convenient for people in both the greater Cleveland area and the greater Toledo area. Our Brecksville campus is located just minutes from downtown Cleveland. The Maumee campus sits just southwest of downtown Toledo.

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1, retrieved 1/10/2022.