City College student in class
Prospective Employers*Standard Occupational Classification System 

The curriculum is broad-based and designed to meet the demands of business and service organizations. Graduates of this program will have a foundation of human resource management, an overview of various laws, regulations and court decisions that determine the legal framework of EEO, a sound base for lifelong learning, and the opportunity to transfer opportunities in human resource management.

Degree & Certificate Options

Students pursuing an Associate of Science degree have two options from which to choose:

  • General Applied Human Resources Associate of Science Plan of Study
  • Human Resources Plan of Study (Articulated with College of Business)

Plan of Study

Program Details

  • Human resources planning and analysis
  • Equal employment opportunity and staffing
  • Coordinate organizational development and conduct training
  • Develop compensation and benefits packages
  • Risk management, safety and security
  • Facilitate employee relations
  • How human resources professionals and the activities they direct contribute to the strategic business success of organizations
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Capable of speaking in front of large groups
  • Ability to handle confrontation and enforce workplace policies and procedures
  • Use of logic and reasoning for problem solving
  • Previous algebra or advanced mathematics course(s)
Job Outlook and Pay Info
Median Wage (MT)*
Median Wage (US)*
Average entry-level wage, COT grads (2014-2017)

Expected growth (MT)* (projection through 2024)

Expected growth (US)*

(projection through 2026)



*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Employment Projections; MT Dept. of Labor and Industry, Research and Analysis Bureau  

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Program Cost and Completion Information

Program Completion information was not required for this program for the 2009-2010 academic year.