Human Resources Courses for College Credit

Earn college credits for human resources courses including topics such as Compensation Management, Employee Benefits, Training Concepts, and more with Penn Foster College.

Whether you want to get a jump-start on your college education or earn additional credits towards a degree, Penn Foster College is here to help. Study online, at your own time, and receive support when you need it from our expert faculty and staff.

Human Resources

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$499 per course

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What is Human Resources and why is it important to study?

Human Resources professionals are a vital part of every company and work closely with managers, employees, and executives to recruit, hire, and handle employee issues and concerns. Studying Human Resources can give you a basic understanding of the laws and regulations that govern how employees and employers interact, as well as help you take the first steps toward preparing for a career in the field.

What are the common career paths for someone in Human Resources?

Human Resources professionals have a variety of career path options, including becoming an HR Assistant, HR Coordinator, HR Director, Benefits Specialist, and more. Some positions in HR will require further education, including earning a master’s degree in the field.

How do I know if studying Human Resources is right for me?

If you’re someone who is organized, detail-oriented, and enjoys working with others, becoming an HR professional could be the perfect job for you. Studying Human Resources not only offers a lot of potential for future job opportunities, it can give you an understanding of how HR departments work, helping you navigate your career in any industry.

What kinds of online Human Resources courses are available through Penn Foster?

Penn Foster offers online Human Resources college classes in Compensation Management, Employee Benefits, Human Resources Management, Labor Relations, and Training Concepts. Additionally, you can further your education with an online Associate Degree in Human Resources Management.


Refund Policy

At Penn Foster, we continue to develop new ways to expand and improve student satisfaction. However, if the course isn't the right fit for you or you are not satisfied with your experience, we do offer a refund policy. If you cancel within the first 6 days of enrollment you will receive a full refund. After the first 6 days your refund amount will be based on:

  • Lessons completed
  • Tuition collected
  • Enrollment date

For more information, visit Penn Foster’s refund policy page.


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