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Human resource management
Human resource management (HRM) courses
When you need to brush up on human resource topics, acquire the knowledge and skills needed for effective HR management, or sit for the industry-recognized certification exams offered by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), we have a wide range of courses to fit your needs. Under the guidance of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) standards, the curriculum for each course is designed by subject matter experts and covers the most current body of knowledge, including employment law, recruitment and retention, and employee and labor relations.
Human resource management certificate programs
HR management certificate programs provide a foundational body of knowledge for seasoned professionals as well as newcomers to the field. The goal of both our undergraduate and graduate certificate programs is to help you acquire the HR management knowledge and skills that are essential in today's workplace.
To learn more, click on the tab or sign up to speak to an advisor. For more information about our on-time completion rates for this certificate, the median loan debt incurred by students who complete these certificate programs and other important information, click here.
Test-preparation courses for the PHR and SPHR exams
When you're ready to pursue a professional HR designation, we also can help you prepare for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) exam with our non-credit test-preparation courses. Learn more by selecting the Test-preparation tab below.
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Certificate programs are credit-bearing, and many are eligible for federal financial aid for students who qualify. Please note that the A+ Fundamentals, CCNA and Network+ Technologies certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Test-preparation courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. With the exception of teacher test-prep, our test-prep courses are not credit-bearing. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.
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