Human resources | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio

Human resources

You’ll be able to deliver foundational management skills and the more specialized skills involved in talent management, succession planning, diversity awareness and corporate culture development. You’ll receive a degree in business management from Stark State with specialization in human resources.

Work in many areas, including

  • human resources departments

Prepare for a career as an

  • entry-level human resources worker
  • Associate of applied business

Program learning outcomes

  • Describe and analyze patterns of organizational behavior within contemporary organizations and apply management skills, human relations skills and motivational methods to create and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Apply appropriate mathematical, statistical and other quantitative and business methods to analyze business situations.
  • Demonstrate and apply professionalism, teamwork, and written and oral communications skills.
  • Utilize specialized business skills in the areas of marketing, entrepreneurship, business development, operations, economics, as applicable, to understand businesses and how they interact with stakeholders inside and outside the organization.
  • Formulate goals and strategies to analyze the internal and external environment of business and demonstrate proficiency with developing strategies to identify and solve organizational problems for new and existing businesses.


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