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Center for Applied Technology 

Wayne State College recently secured $8.9 million through a state bond program underscoring the importance of a $15.2-million state-of-the-art Center for Applied Technology to address workforce and economic development in Nebraska. Wayne State College’s School of Business and Technology has a strong reputation of graduating well-prepared students who serve as industrial technology educators and leaders. The Center for Applied Technology will continue to attract first-rate students and faculty and increase the number of industrial technology teachers, diversified manufacturing administrators, construction and safety managers, drafters, and computer programmers.  Wayne State College is the only four-year institution in Nebraska that offers an Industrial Technology Education program.  One hundred percent of students in this program are employed in the school districts upon graduation and 75 percent are in Nebraska.

The Center for Applied Technology will also provide northeast Nebraska with a facility to support management training for industry, encourage ongoing employee development, foster small business entrepreneurs interested in manufacturing, engage in applied research with industry, and serve as a career academy for high schools in northeast Nebraska.

Online Undergraduate Human Resources Management Program

As a human resource professional, you are seeking a competitive advantage through the people you hire. You are looking for innovative ways to maximize their performance in your organization. You are looking out for the best interest of others. But what have you done for yourself lately? Have you put off finishing your education because life got in the way? Are you ready to focus on the next step in your professional career? Your time is now!

Get your bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management from Wayne State College in Nebraska. The focus of the Human Resource Management program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to improve efficiency and effectiveness through the management of people within organizations. It focuses on the necessary human resource management practices that support the organization's business strategy: training and development, recruitment and selection, employee compensation and benefits, labor law and employee relations, performance, and motivation.

You can pursue your degree completely online, with flexible scheduling. Also, did you know that Wayne State College has been recognized for affordability by Affordable Colleges Online (2016), Money (2016), U.S. News and World Report (2012-15), Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings, and Colleges of Distinction?

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Program

As a busy professional, you want to move ahead in your career, but getting away from the workplace to attend classes on a college campus can be impossible. Wayne State's online MBA program provides the perfect solution. Working professionals can earn a high-quality MBA from anywhere in the world. On top of the convenience, the program is nationally ranked for affordability. The MBA program is 30 credit hour, non-thesis, 100 percent online program with no required visits to campus. Tuition is a flat $325 per credit hour regardless of residency. Low cost doesn’t mean a sacrifice in terms of quality. Wayne State’s MBA classes are taught by on-campus faculty with terminal degrees in their field. The program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).