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Human Resource Management

Online Associate's Degree

Human resources (HR) is an important business function that appeals to those with excellent people skills and a strong interest in how an organization works. HR professionals handle a variety of staffing needs, develop and implement company policies, create employee training programs and much more. Since this business function is very specialized, a specialized associate's degree in HR may be a good place for you to start.

A Foundation for Your HR Career

The online Human Resource Management associate's degree program from Virginia College is designed to provide a business foundation for HR professionals to start dealing with the complexities and challenges of managing today's workforce. You'll prepare to work in such settings as:

  • Business
  • Industry
  • Government
  • Nonprofit organizations and institutions

Your human resource management courses are designed to help you acquire the skills you'll need to work with a variety of people in various work settings since HR professionals handle personnel issues that range from hiring to training to settling grievances to dismissals.

The Virginia College Advantage

Many of our online students are working professionals who are juggling work, family and/or other obligations; they need flexible class times and personalized instruction. The Virginia College Human Resource Management associate's degree program offers both. Many of the instructors in the program have real-world HR experience and bring their professional perspective to class. Plus, our Career Development department can help you hone your job search skills: resume building, interview techniques, job market research and job-lead follow up. This team maintains job-placement relationships with business employers who appreciate the work-ready graduates we produce.

What You'll Learn in Your Human Resources Management Online Degree Program

Upon graduation from this program, graduates should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of employment relationships
  • Explain and implement skills for managing disputes, grievances, discipline and dismissals
  • Identify skills and knowledge necessary for working with people in various work settings
  • Coordinate a job search

Start Today.

Give yourself the skills you need to succeed. Start earning your Human Resource Management associate's degree online from Virginia College. Classes start soon, so fill out the Request More Information form now.

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Why get an online degree from Virginia College?

Virginia College's flexible online associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree programs allow you to do school work when you have time — and wherever there is an Internet connection. Our programs meet the needs of people who are busy balancing work, family, military or other obligations. In addition to flexibility and convenience, we offer:

  • A direct path to your new career
  • Career placement assistance
  • No hidden fees
  • Personalized service centered around you
  • Instructors with real-world experience

How to pay for your online degree

One of the first questions many of our prospective online students ask is, "How will I pay for college?" The Student Finance Department at Virginia College is prepared to discuss how a combination of scholarships, Pell grants and student loans are available to those who qualify. It can be a complicated process, but we are here, ready to help you make the best decisions.

To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with a financial planning associate.

Get started with your online degree

Want to get a degree through Virginia College Online Programs? Here are a few simple steps to help you get started:

  • Explore our list of available online degree programs.
  • Fill out our Request More Information form or give us a call at (888) 827-7770 to speak with an Admissions Representative.
  • Ready to enroll? Create a new student account online. The account is free, and it is the starting point for the application process.

Learn more about our application process on our Admissions page.

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