Human Resource Management Programs | Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, Pennsylvania


Be Prepared for a Career in Human Resource Management

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What Will I Learn?

The human resource management option is designed to prepare students for entry-level human resources management positions in a variety of organizations. The program of study develops basic competence in a focused range of essential human resources functions.

Westmoreland offers a Business, AAS - Human Resource Management Option and a Business, Certificate - Human Resource Management. Both programs are offered in person and 100% online. Courses included in the certificate may be applied toward the AAS. 

What Will I Earn?

If you plan to stay in the region, there are many occupations related to this program degree and certificates. In the 10-county region* surrounding Westmoreland County Community College, the earnings for occupations in this field range from $16.21 - $28.67 per hour, with an average hourly wage of $21.63. 

It is important to remember that wages vary based on level of education, experience, job location and other factors. 

Source: Data provided by Lightcast™ ( 2023.1

* 10-county region includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland.

Career Opportunities

Graduates  may find employment as compensation management specialists, safety management specialists and general human resources management specialists. Job opportunities will be available in large corporations, a variety of small businesses and nonprofit organizations.