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Human Resource Management Option
Associate of Applied Business

Human Resource


Getting the right people in the right jobs is critical to any organization’s success. With a degree in Human Resource Management from Marion Technical College, you can help an organization recruit the right people, develop the training needed to help employees become outstanding performers, learn about the laws that govern employment, and learn to work with diverse groups of people.

MTC’s Human Resource Management curriculum reflects the latest trends for local and regional employers, and national trends as reflected by professional organizations such as The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). MTC graduates are working as benefits specialists, HR assistants, training coordinators, employment specialists, recruiters, and in other fulfilling careers.

MTC offers two ways for you to earn a Human Resource Management degree. In the traditional option, you attend classes several days a week (either days, evenings, or a combination) for a two year period; courses are presented in a face-to-face setting. You can also apply to earn a Human Resource Management degree through our Business Management Online program that allows you to take coursework in an online setting.

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Earning a degree demonstrates a higher level of knowledge! Earning an associate degree in business management will make you a more effective employee. The courses in Information Technology, Math, Communications, Economics, International Business, Accounting, Project Management, Customer Relationship Management, Psychology, Public Relations, and Entrepreneurship will teach you how to be a good manager and how to work and communicate effectively with co-workers and customers.

Students who earn an Associate Degree in Human Resource Management will know how to:

  • Apply strategies to attract and retain the best talent for organizations, based upon employer requirements.

  • Understand and explain legal requirements pertaining to the discipline of HRM.

  • Identify strategies to improve employee performance, including processes and/or procedures pertaining to performance appraisal systems.

  • Apply HRM principles to effectively organize work, manage time, and establish priorities.

  • Effectively communicate with diverse groups of stakeholders in both written and oral forms.

  • Utilize appropriate technology (e.g. computer software programs) to create spreadsheets, documents, presentations designed to address common business challenges.

  • Utilize problem-solving approaches in connection with employee relations matters and day-to-day business issues.

  • Apply technology tools to develop and deliver effective training and development.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how compensation and benefit plans are structured and administered.

  • Gather data to perform job analyses and job descriptions.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of compensation processes and procedures


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Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, Oh. 43302


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