The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Development (HRD) is designed to develop professionals in HRD in individual, group, and organizational strategies and tactics. This includes employee training, employee career development, performance management and development, coaching, succession planning, key employee identification, and organization development. This certificate is also designed not only for those already in the field but for those who may aspire to enter this challenging and rewarding field. A major objective of this concentration is to help students diagnose best practices, improve problem-solving abilities, develop strategies to conduct effective training needs assessments, and produce a more effective and competitive workforce.
Students enrolled in a certificate program only are not eligible for financial aid. Courses taken after completion of a degree program in order to complete the certificate are not eligible for financial aid.