Associate of Applied Science in Human Resources Specialist
South Texas College

Program Details

South Texas College offers the online AAS in HR Specialist. Graduates with this degree will assist the department in setting wages and salaries, determining benefits packages, investigating employee complaints, legal issues in the workplace and other tasks related to improving employee management relations. Students may move up to becoming managers and oversee teams of HR professionals, delegate authority and managing employees. They also act as liaisons between executives and managers in other departments and lower-level employees.

Potential career opportunities in the HR industry:

  • HR Employment Specialists
  • HR Benefits Coordinators
  • Job Analysis Specialist
  • Training Specialist
  • HR Technicians
  • HR Specialist
  • HR Assistants
  • Recruiter

The program will assist students in preparation to take the PHR exam.


  • Official transcripts
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • TSI Assessment (Texas state assessment)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges