Human Resource Management

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Recent Graduates

There are 21 recent graduates of this Madison College program.

99%

Student Satisfaction

99% of our recent graduates report they are satisfied with their Madison College education.

$42k

Annual Salary

Our recent graduates of this program reported an average starting salary of $41,736.

Associate Degree

Program Number: 101162

Credits: 61

Area of Study: Business

Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person*

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $8,619.75
Materials/Supplemental Costs
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$1,297.47
Other Costs
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$0.00
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Total Estimated Program Costs*:
Overview

What career is most critical to every business or company? Human Resources is a demanding field, but Madison College can prepare you. The Human Resource (HR) Management program at Madison College has many options to fit your lifestyle.

The Human Resource (HR) Certificate (only 12 credits) is flexible for you to choose the basic knowledge such as payroll compensation, training and development, analyze and recruitment of staff jobs, along with labor laws and employee relations.

To obtain a higher leadership degree, the HR Management Associate degree will expand on those skills to include management techniques, finance, leadership and effective human relations.

With a few more credits, you can earn a double major with a Business Management Associate degree to make you highly educated in the world of business.

Now is the time to obtain a degree that will get you into a career in the business world at a very low cost.

Program Details

Students in the Human Resource Management program can attend full or part-time.

Human Resource Management associate degree classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax
  • Reedsburg
  • Portage
  • Fort Atkinson
  • Watertown

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

YOUR ADVANTAGES AT MADISON COLLEGE

Classes are offered at convenient times and locations throughout the district facilitated by experienced Human Resource professionals.

  • Focus on current developments in key HR functions.
  • Instructor insights into workplace challenges and opportunities for HR professionals.
  • Hands-on career training through in-class simulations and real-world application.
  • Build industry network through relationships with professional organizations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Admission

To Apply

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact Enrollment Services at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Transfer

Madison College has the following Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review the list and identify the right college or university to earn your bachelor’s degree. 

After you identify your best transfer options, review the steps to transfer, attend transfer events, and meet with your program advisor every semester to keep your transfer plans on track.

Wisconsin Schools

Details
Students who complete any associate degree at Madison Area Technical College will have no additional general education core curriculum requirements to meet but must satisfy the Kirkpatrick Signature Series requirement. This applies to students who are pursuing a bachelors of arts, bachelors of science or bachelors of fine arts at Bellevue University.
Details
Per the agreement, students must complete the associates of arts, associates of science or associates of applied science with an overall GPA of a 2.0 prior to transferring. Articulation agreement is for students who graduate from appropriate program and wish to pursue one of the following degrees at Capella: Bachelor of Science in Business specializations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety specializations, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (must hold a valid RN license) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Details
Entering students who have completed Madison College general education courses with a grade of "C-" or better may apply them toward satisfying Stritch Liberal Arts requirements.
Details
A student who completes an associate of arts, associate of science or associates of applied science is considered part of the ‘advanced core‘. The Advanced Core requires students to have earned at least 64 credits of transfer. If students transfer prior to completion or with less than 64 credits they will be considered part of the standard core and credits will be evaluated on a course by course basis.
Details
Students will be granted admission to a bachelors degree program upon completion of an approved transfer program at Madison College. Students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater while at Madison College. Regardless of the number of credits transferred students must complete at least 25% of their baccalaureate degree credits at Herzing University University.
Details
Student who earn an Associate Degree from Madison College can transfer a minimum of 60 credits and a maximum of 72 credits to Lakeland College to be applied to the requirements of the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences degree.
Details
The terms of the Leadership & Org Studies agreement are limited to students who complete an associates of applied science degree and are admitted to the Organizational Studies emphasis of the Leadership and Organizational Studies at UW O. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. The terms of the Human Services Leadership agreement are limited to students who have complete an associates of applied science degree and have been admitted to the Human Services Leadership degree at UW O. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Details
Students who complete the human resource management program can transfer up to 59 credits toward the Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Leadership offered through the College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

Non-Wisconsin Schools

Details
Students who complete any associate degree at Madison Area Technical College will have no additional general education core curriculum requirements to meet but must satisfy the Kirkpatrick Signature Series requirement. This applies to students who are pursuing a bachelors of arts, bachelors of science or bachelors of fine arts at Bellevue University.
Details
Per the agreement, students must complete the associates of arts, associates of science or associates of applied science with an overall GPA of a 2.0 prior to transferring. Articulation agreement is for students who graduate from appropriate program and wish to pursue one of the following degrees at Capella: Bachelor of Science in Business specializations, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Science in Public Safety specializations, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (must hold a valid RN license) and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Details
Students graduating with an associate degree from MATC with a 2.0 GPA or higher are guaranteed admissions into CSU-Global and can transfer up to 64 semester credits from MATC to be applied toward earning a Bachelor’s Degree at CSU-Global.
Details
A student who completes an associate of arts, associate of science or associates of applied science is considered part of the ‘advanced core‘. The Advanced Core requires students to have earned at least 64 credits of transfer. If students transfer prior to completion or with less than 64 credits they will be considered part of the standard core and credits will be evaluated on a course by course basis.
Details
Franklin University will guarantee acceptance of all Madison College graduates with an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science or Associate of Applied Science. Madison College graduates will have junior standing at Franklin University and may transfer additional credits (up to a maximum of 94) toward their baccalaureate degree.
Details
Students will be granted admission to a bachelors degree program upon completion of an approved transfer program at Madison College. Students must have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater while at Madison College. Regardless of the number of credits transferred students must complete at least 25% of their baccalaureate degree credits at Herzing University University.
Outcomes

After completing the Human Resource Management program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

  • Create an organizational workforce plan.
  • Develop training programs.
  • Examine organizational total rewards programs.
  • Incorporate employment law into business practices.
  • Facilitate effective employee relations.
Careers

Earning your associate degree in the Human Resources Management program at Madison Area Technical College prepares you for valuable work in: 

  • Recruiter 
  • Employment Verification Specialist 
  • HR Assistant 
  • Training Coordinator 

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as: 

  • Compensation Specialist 
  • Job Analyst 
  • HR Manager 
  • Training Manager 
  • Labor Relations Specialist 
  • EEO Specialist

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  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    201720182019
    Number of Program Graduates162221
    Number of Surveys Sent162221
    Number of Surveys Returned111213
    Percent of Surveys Returned68.80%54.50%61.90%
    Available for Employment81212
    Percent Available for Employment72.70%100.00%92.30%
    Not in Labor Market301
    Percent Not in Labor Market27.30%0.00%7.70%
    Available for Employment

    201720182019
    Graduates Employed71112
    Percent of Graduates Employed87.50%91.70%100.00%
    Employed in Related Occupation376
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation42.90%63.60%50.00%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation445
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation57.10%36.40%41.70%
    Employed - No Response001
    Percent Employed - No Response0.00%0.00%8.30%
    Seeking Employment110
    Percent Seeking Employment12.50%8.30%0.00%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    201720182019
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4)3.23.23.5
    Number of Satisfaction Responses111213
    Very Satisfied (4)337
    Percent Very Satisfied27.30%25.00%53.80%
    Satisfied (3)786
    Percent Satisfied63.60%66.70%46.20%
    Unsatisfied (2)110
    Percent Unsatisfied9.10%8.30%0.00%
    Very Unsatisfed (1)000
    Percent Very Unsatisfied0.00%0.00%0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    201720182019
    Number of Primary Reason Responses111213
    Preparation for Getting a Job444
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job36.40%33.30%30.80%
    Career Change335
    Percent Career Change27.30%25.00%38.50%
    Improvement of Existing Skills132
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills9.10%25.00%15.40%
    Preparation for Further Education221
    Percent Preparation for Further Education18.20%16.70%7.70%
    Personal Interest101
    Percent Personal Interest9.10%0.00%7.70%
    Other000
    Percent Other0.00%0.00%0.00%
    When Employment was Obtained

    201720182019
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses7911
    Before Enrollment245
    Percent Before Enrollment28.60%44.40%45.50%
    While Attending the College224
    Percent While Attending the College28.60%22.20%36.40%
    After Training at the College332
    Percent After Training at the College42.90%33.30%18.20%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    201720182019
    Number of Employment Location Responses71112
    In College District5109
    Percent In College District71.40%90.90%75.00%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District012
    Percent of In Wisconsin0.00%9.10%16.70%
    Outside of Wisconsin101
    Percent Outside Wisconsin14.30%0.00%8.30%
    Employer Location Unknown100
    Percent Location Unknown14.30%0.00%0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend201720182019
    Full Time Employment (Related Job)Full Time Salary Count045
    Average Monthly Wage$3,620 $3,478
    Average Hourly Wage$21.05 $20.22
    Average Work Hours per Week404039.6
    Part Time Employment (Related Job)Part Time Salary Count111
    Average Hourly Wage$14.00 $12.50 $13.50
    Average Work Hours per Week182230
  • Graduate Employers
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2019
    Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
    Dept of Revenue Revenue Tax Specialist
    Exact Sciences HR Operations Coordinator (Temp)
    Francesca's Boutique Team Leader Chicago IL
    Gundersen St Joseph Human Resources Representative Hillsboro
    Secure ID Operations Manager DeForest
    Waunakee Remodeling Payroll & Benefits Administrator Waunakee

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    ** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

    *** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at jobpostings@madisoncollege.edu

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