Human Resources

Human Resources

Technical Diploma

It’s long been said and is still true today—people are a company’s greatest asset. But with worker mobility on the rise and Millennials bringing new expectations to the workplace, companies more than ever rely on human resources (HR) professionals to build and retain a capable workforce that is committed to driving the business to new heights.

A Closer Look

Today’s HR professionals do far more than resolve employee problems and workplace issues and process performance reviews. They’re also focused on creating the strategies and culture that help them find, hire, and retain top talent to keep the business running smoothly.

In some organizations, HR professionals will specialize in one area, while in others they are generalists who work across several disciplines. Some companies outsource some functions of HR work so their in-house staff can focus on people and strategy.

What You'll Learn

Mid-State’s Human Resources program prepares students to successfully manage activities involving new staff, including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding. Graduates are also able to provide support for all existing staff regarding employment needs and integrate human resources within an organization's strategic initiatives.

In this program you’ll engage in various activities and learning opportunities focused on employee support, vital aspects of the hiring process, and labor relations and law. You’ll also develop and practice effective communication skills to meet the needs of employees in any organization.

Program Information Guide

See the printable Program Information Guide to learn about career pathways, transfer opportunities, program outcomes, and more. If you are unable to access this document, please contact a new student specialist by calling 888.575.6782.

Costs and Financial Aid Eligibility

Expected Program Costs

Cost based on the 2018/2019 academic calendar year.

  • Tuition & Fees: $3,845.07
  • Books: $1,754.32
  • Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $0.00
  • Total Estimated Cost: $5,599.39

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial Aid Approval Pending.


Catalog# Title Credits
Term: 1
10102110 Employment Law 3.00
10102138 Organizational Behavior 3.00
10103106 Microsoft Office-Introduction 3.00
10196193 Human Resource Management 3.00
10801198 Speech 3.00
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Communication 3.00
(15 Credits)
Term: 2
10102121 Finance and Budgeting 3.00
10196191 Supervision 3.00
10801136 English Composition 1 3.00
10801195 Written Communication 3.00
10809196 Intro to Sociology 3.00
10809122 Intro to American Government 3.00
10809172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3.00
(12 Credits)
Total Credits: 27