Organizations may depend on data, but their most valuable resource isn’t digital — it’s human. In as little as seven months, our Graduate Human Resource Management Certificate will help you develop skills to help businesses find the right people and, more importantly, keep them. Classes are just 6 weeks long, so they won’t get in the way of your busy life.
Browse courses for your online human resource certificate
Education should hold practical value. That’s why our courses meet rigorous academic standards and provide you with skills and knowledge immediately applicable to your career.
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This course provides students with the interpersonal skills needed to motivate people in the workplace and the human resources skills necessary to manage group dynamics and create synergy among group members. The course will help to develop high commitment and productivity from people and groups through awareness of one's own values, behaviors, and decision‐making tendencies.
This course prepares human resource managers to comply with human resource laws and regulations. Other topics include: workforce planning and employment, human resource development activities, compensation and benefits, labor relations, employee grievances, and workplace safety.
This course prepares students to evaluate and develop a workforce to attain organizational goals. Students will learn to develop strategies to attract and retain the best employees. Other topics include workforce planning and assessment, relocation practices, negotiation, employment policies, and total compensation practices.
This course applies development and training concepts to enhance organizational performance. Other topics include change management, employee relations, organizational development theories and applications, and performance analysis.
This capstone course applies human resource concepts to improve organizational effectiveness through the development of a human resource plan. Other topics include the strategic alignment of human resource management, professional development, leadership training, forecasting HR needs, gap analysis, change management needs, HR tools and technologies, training and development, and data analysis.
General Education Courses
Requirements: 15 credits
You’ll need 15 credits to complete this Graduate Human Resource Management Certificate online. Your course schedule may vary based on transferable credits or credits earned through the University’s Prior Learning Assessment.
5 Core Courses
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Graduate Human Resource Management Certificate online.
Your prior eligible college credits can save you time and money, helping you graduate faster. That’s why we’ve accepted credits from 5,000+ institutions. Check to see if you can apply eligible transfer credits from an institutionally accredited university or college toward a degree of your choice.
You may have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.
When you earn your online Human Resources Certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:
Develop HR policies and procedures to address business problems needs.
Analyze the role of human resources within the total business organizations.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Training and Development Managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2022 and 2032.
The BLS Projected Growth for 2022-2032 is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects the BLS’ projections of national (not local) conditions. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.
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