Human Resource Management

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Recent Graduates

There are 23 recent graduates of this Madison College program.

99%

Student Satisfaction

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

$39k

Annual Salary

Our recent graduates of this program reported an average starting salary of $39,300.

Associate Degree

Program Number: 101162

Credits: 60

Area of Study: Business

Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person*

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $8,460.00
Materials/Supplemental Costs
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$1,304.76
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 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement 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
Any Madison College student who has successfully completed an associate degree in applied science after 2015, and meets admission requirements for the Rader School of Business (RSOB) at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) can earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Technical Sales at MSOE by successfully completing the AAS to BBA Technical Sales Transfer Track in the Business Administration program. --- In particular, any Madison College student who successfully completes all technical courses and general education courses in their AAS program with a grade of C or better (not C-) in each course; successfully completes all other specified courses, as defined in this transfer agreement, with a grade of C or better (not C-) in each course; and meets the MSOE admission requirements for transfer students into the BBA Program at MSOE, minimum 2.75/4.0 cumulative GPA from the last regionally accredited school will be admitted into the AAS to BBA Technical Sales Transfer Track in the Bachelor of Business Administration program at MSOE.
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

    201820192020
    Number of Program Graduates222123
    Number of Surveys Sent222123
    Number of Surveys Returned121314
    Percent of Surveys Returned54.5%61.9%60.9%
    Available for Employment121214
    Percent Available for Employment100.0%92.3%100.0%
    Not in Labor Market010
    Percent Not in Labor Market0.0%7.7%0.0%
    Available for Employment

    201820192020
    Graduates Employed111214
    Percent of Graduates Employed91.7%100.0%100.0%
    Employed in Related Occupation766
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation63.6%50.0%42.9%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation457
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation36.4%41.7%50.0%
    Employed - No Response011
    Percent Employed - No Response0.0%8.3%7.1%
    Seeking Employment100
    Percent Seeking Employment8.3%0.0%0.0%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    201820192020
    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4)3.23.53.4
    Number of Satisfaction Responses121314
    Very Satisfied (4)376
    Percent Very Satisfied25.0%53.8%42.9%
    Satisfied (3)868
    Percent Satisfied66.7%46.2%57.1%
    Unsatisfied (2)100
    Percent Unsatisfied8.3%0.0%0.0%
    Very Unsatisfed (1)000
    Percent Very Unsatisfied0.0%0.0%0.0%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    201820192020
    Number of Primary Reason Responses121314
    Preparation for Getting a Job444
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job33.3%30.8%28.6%
    Career Change355
    Percent Career Change25.0%38.5%35.7%
    Improvement of Existing Skills322
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills25.0%15.4%14.3%
    Preparation for Further Education213
    Percent Preparation for Further Education16.7%7.7%21.4%
    Personal Interest010
    Percent Personal Interest0.0%7.7%0.0%
    Other000
    Percent Other0.0%0.0%0.0%
    When Employment was Obtained

    201820192020
    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses91113
    Before Enrollment454
    Percent Before Enrollment44.4%45.5%30.8%
    While Attending the College245
    Percent While Attending the College22.2%36.4%38.5%
    After Training at the College324
    Percent After Training at the College33.3%18.2%30.8%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    201820192020
    Number of Employment Location Responses111214
    In College District10912
    Percent In College District90.9%75.0%85.7%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District122
    Percent of In Wisconsin9.1%16.7%14.3%
    Outside of Wisconsin010
    Percent Outside Wisconsin0.0%8.3%0.0%
    Employer Location Unknown000
    Percent Location Unknown0.0%0.0%0.0%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend201820192020
    Full Time Employment (Related Job)Full Time Salary Count456
    Average Monthly Wage$3,620$3,478$3,275
    Average Hourly Wage$21.05$20.22$19.04
    Average Work Hours per Week40.039.641.7
    Part Time Employment (Related Job)Part Time Salary Count11
    Average Hourly Wage$12.50$13.50
    Average Work Hours per Week22.030.0
  • 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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