Many of us experience restlessness in our careers from time to time. Itís a lot easier said than done, however, to actually do something about it. Maybe now is the time to advance your career by gaining more knowledge and experience through continuing education.
If youíre working a full-time job, the thought of continuing your education may seem daunting, but it doesnít have to be. Wisconsinís technical colleges exist for the sole purpose of making higher education affordable and accessible by offering:
- Flexibility ó The Flexible Learning Options available at Wisconsinís 16 technical colleges will allow you to fit education into your already busy schedule. You can access educational, credit-based courses from home, work or remote campuses through video-based telecourses, two-way interactive television and online courses.
- Affordable tuition ó To help out with tuition and other expenses, there are many resources available for financial aid assistance. Beyond that, there are grants, loans and other aid programs available for those who need it. Plus, you may be able to take advantage of employer-funded tuition reimbursement. Check with your employer before you enroll.
- Credit for Experience and Prior Learning ó Credits from another institution and/or documented skills you have learned on the job may apply toward your degree or credential. Check with the Wisconsin technical college of your choice to learn more.
Whether youíre new to the profession or an industry veteran who wants to develop your credentials, take the opportunity to expand your knowledge and establish yourself as an HR expert. Here are just a few of the options available to you at Wisconsinís technical colleges:
Human Resources Professional
With a Human Resource Professional short-term certificate, you will develop skills in the recruitment, development, motivation and evaluation of employees and expand your knowledge of employer liabilities and legalities.
Human Resource Management
This two-year associate degree program provides a well-rounded study in the HR profession within the context of the fundamentals of business organization, finance, management and related studies. Graduates are prepared to complete BS/BA degrees at four-year institutions.
Accelerated ó Human Resource Management
This technical diploma is intended to train and upgrade supervisors and managers. It also is beneficial to lead persons and labor union officials. Learners within the high change fields of healthcare, IT, agriculture, construction, manufacturing, etc. will find the course outcomes to be extremely relevant to success on the job.
Human Resource Compliance
Gain or improve your skills in human resources, specifically with overall employment law compliance and record keeping. All courses in this certificate may be applied toward the Human Resources associate degree program.
Organizational Safety & Health
Gain or improve your workplace and human resource skills, specifically with safety programs, organizational wellness initiatives and assertiveness, time management and stress management skills. All courses in this certificate may be applied toward the Human Resources associate degree program.
With instructors who are experienced in all aspects of human resources, Wisconsinís technical colleges provide expert, hands-on training that will help take your career to the next level.
Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges serve every community in Wisconsin, providing learning opportunities close to home. The Wisconsin Technical College System offers more than 500 programs, awarding two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas, and short-term technical diplomas and certificates. The colleges also provide customized business solutions that help employers ensure a skilled incumbent workforce ready to improve processes or incorporate new technology. Visit www.wistechcolleges.org to explore all the benefits Wisconsinís technical colleges have to offer.