Graduate Certificate, Human Resource Management

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

This program is designed for human resource practitioners who may not have a full resume of formal training in the field or may want to enhance their expertise by gaining "working knowledge" of the concept for application in the workplace. The Graduate Certificate in Human Resources with a concentration in Human Resource Management focuses on areas such as HR systems, training and development, compensation structures and employee benefits.

Students have the opportunity to dig deeper into a specific concept by selecting an alternative course from Organizational Leadership or Health Administration, or specializing in Human Resource Development as an alternative concentration to the certificate program.

Students seeking 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.

You must satisfactorily fulfilling one of the following admission options. Specific program admission requirements must also be met.

Option One
A 3.0 GPA calculated over the most recent 30 graded semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential.

Option Two
A GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 (MAE/MAT requires 2.75-2.99) calculated over the most recent graded 30 semester (45 quarter) credits completed in either a baccalaureate or post baccalaureate program, including credits earned toward a credential. In addition, a satisfactory score on an accepted graduate admissions exam (GRE, GMAT, CSET, or MAT).

Option Three
An earned master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution.

Option Four
Submission of a portfolio of evidence that shows adequate preparation for graduate studies. The portfolio will contain: writing samples that show graduate level communications and analytical skills; a detailed resume showing professional development and achievements; awards; professional recognition; letters of reference from persons who can attest to the applicant’s ability to do graduate level work; and a letter of explanation detailing the reasons the student believes he or she is a good candidate for graduate study in the discipline requested.

Requirements

HRCU 645 Human Resources Systems 3
HRCU 646 Training and Development 3
HRCU 647 Compensation 3
HRCU 653 Benefits 3
One course from any of the following master's degree program course offerings:
Human Resources, Organizational Leadership, or Health Administration
3
Total Credits 15