The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving HR profession, with coursework in:
The graduate certificate is in complete alignment with the professional competencies outlined by the Society for Human Resources Management, accepted globally as the highest professional standard for the practice of human resources.
Courses are taught online and students may begin the certificate program in the fall, spring or summer terms.
This course focuses on the managerial leadership roles and competencies needed to translate strategic visions into tactical and operational plans. It also examines:
Students identify, develop and apply competencies associated with the dynamics of change and flexibility, and then balance them with the competencies required to lead with stability and control.
Beginning with an overview of human resources roles to address the strategic needs of organizations, students explore topics such as:
Performance management and total rewards systems provide a value proposition to both the organization and its employees by offering a package that should result in satisfied and productive employees that deliver organizational goals and objectives. This course examines how managing individual and organizational performance coupled with a total rewards system can play a strategic role in organizational effectiveness.
The study includes examination of:
Lectures, assigned readings, discussions, case studies and student projects will be used to explore the strategic role of the human-resource function.
This course offers students a look at how successful companies align human-resource strategy with overall organizational and functional strategy.
The course covers:
Admission to the certificate program requires the applicant to submit an official transcript of his or her bachelor’s degree along with a completed application. Advising will be provided by the certificate program coordinator, Dr. Alan Belasen.
While the 12 credits are fully transferable into the MBA program, acceptance to the MBA will require candidates to apply to the master’s-degree program and complete the full admission process. Completion of the graduate certificate does not guarantee admission to the master’s-degree program.
Advanced certificates may be incorporated into a related master's degree for those meeting the program admission requirements.
Apply online or request information for more details on the Certificate in Human Resource Management.
Students completing this certificate pay the following tuition and fees:
Federal financial aid is not available unless concurrently matriculated in a master’s degree program.
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