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Become a Human Resource Administration Professional in less than 2 years with the Associate’s Degree program at Beal University

Online 20-Month* Human Resource Program

Human Resource professionals have an array of sectors to choose from since they may find employment in nearly every industry. The role of a Human Resource professional is to plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They may oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between a company’s management and its employees. Therefore, it is essential that Human Resource professionals have strong communication skills coupled with knowledge of labor laws and office policies.

Your Future in Human Resources

If they do their jobs well, Human Resource professionals help companies flourish by keeping employees safe, secure and compensated while also requiring them to perform their job duties, be productive, and abide by company procedures. Human Resource professionals act as moderators – they may support managers by systematizing the workplace and enforcing company rules, or they may advocate for and mentor employees who are having a difficult time. If you think you can liaise with both superiors and workers to find an effective working relationship for all, Human Resources could be the right career path for you.

Next Start Date: Apr 29thHuman Resources Beal University - Bangor - Main School 99 Farm Road Bangor ME USA 04401 During the business-focused Human Resource Management Associate Degree program, you'll get application-oriented training in many aspects of Human Resource Management, such as accounting and payroll, employee benefits, employment law, management communications, principles of marketing, ethics in business and more. All this to thoroughly prepare you for when you enter the workforce. University

The best way to see if Beal University is the right fit for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information on the Human Resource Associate’s Degree program, class schedules, and financial aid options so that you can make an informed decision about your future. Get more info or Book a Tour.

Learn the Principles of Human Resources

The Human Resource Associate’s Degree program is designed to prepare you for an entry-level career in the field of Human Resources. Human Resource professionals may also take the program to enhance their education. This degree offers Human Resource theory and concepts along with the practical skills necessary to boost professional performance.

As a student in the Human Resource Associate’s Degree program, you’ll experience an application-oriented, real-world focused education. This program provides a strong foundation in business, along with general education courses designed to support academic and professional success.

With flexible online and on-campus schedules, smaller class sizes, and accelerated programs, you will feel prepared and supported to pursue your career goals upon graduation.

The Human Resource Associate’s Degree program includes courses in:

  • Introduction to Business
  • Human Resource Management
  • Motivational Interviewing for the Business Professional
  • Compensation & Payroll
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Training & Development
  • Employment Law
  • Superior Customer Service
  • Management Communications
  • Ethics in Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Accounting
  • General Education Courses

Is a Career in Human Resources Right for You? Take the Beal University "Human Resources Career Readiness Quiz"

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get your Human Resources career readiness score now >>

Catered and comfortable. I found Beal College to be very relaxing and less stress then traditional schools.
Alan Esposito, Human Resource Management Graduate

An On-Campus Experience, From Home

Beal University designed the Business Administration programs with a student-centric approach to allow the freedom of remote learning. Students will not feel alone, though. Beal’s support system is there to help students succeed within the program, and into their professional careers.

Students will not have to worry about missing out on a traditional learning experience. Group projects, discussion questions, and integrative assignments create an interactive curriculum. Subsequently, this provides a hands-on experience. In addition to this, students can still access campus services such as the writing center, library services, technical support, and career services.

Diverse Career Prospects

There are employment opportunities in nearly every industry for Human Resource professionals. They may take on positions with job titles such as:

  • HR Specialist
  • HR Assistant
  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Employment Coordinator
  • Employment Representative
  • Employment Specialist
  • HR Coordinator
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resources Associate
  • Human Resource Consultant
  • Human Resource Representative

Human Resource Professionals Are Needed to Fill Many Roles

Human Resource professionals may be in charge of recruiting, screening, interviewing, and selecting the best applicant for an organization. They provide the employee with a proper orientation and make sure they get appropriate training. An HR Specialist assesses employees during performance appraisals, are in charge of motivating employees, and provide them with compensation and benefits. They have to maintain relations with labor and trade unions, and see to employees’ safety, welfare and health by complying with labor laws.

Additionally, Human Resource professionals may:

  • Compile and keep personnel records for an organization
  • Record data for each employee, such as an address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and the date of and reason for termination
  • Handle employee relations, payroll, benefits, and training
  • Prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons

Is a Rewarding Career in Human Resource Right for You? Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about a career in Human Resources, fill out the form on this page to receive more information. A friendly Beal University Career Advisor can answer career questions, guide you to our virtual tour, and get you helpful financial aid information. Get the answers you need to discover the perfect career path for you.

For immediate questions, call 207-307-3900

*Program length when completed in normal time.