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Career Area: Business, Management and Administration
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-116-2
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Human Resources/Payroll Generalist staff consulting

Human Resources and Payroll Generalist Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

  • Payroll Coordinators
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Payroll Specialist

Average Median Wage


Human Resources and Payroll Generalist Programs

As a Human Resources and Payroll Generalist, you apply the skills and tools necessary to effectively value and apply employees' abilities and needs in support of organizational goals.

You will demonstrate the application of the generalist’s responsibilities in contemporary human resource management, supporting employees’ growth and development, the impacts of employment law, prepare and maintain employment records, writing job descriptions, recruitment and selection, conducting job interviews, onboarding, interpreting policies and procedures, and effective use of compensation and benefit strategies.

Today’s dynamic work world requires knowledgeable Human Resources and Payroll Specialists who are essential to creating an environment for employees to grow, advance and feel valued.

Human Resources and Payroll Generalist Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Northwood Tech Human Resources and Payroll Generalist at Northwood Tech