This certificate program provides both practical and theoretical human resources knowledge for those who desire advancement or initial employment in the professional field of Human Resources.
Courses provide skill development in all facets of human resource operations and communications, with an emphasis in employment law, labor relations, strategic leadership management, staffing, compensation, training and development. Oral and written communication skills, computer skills and business ethics will also be covered. Typical employment positions include Human Resource Office Administrator, Human Resource Specialist, Performance Manager and Human Resource Generalist.
NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; courses listed in the second/fourth semester will be scheduled for the spring. Students are encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: Some courses require another course to be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.
Complete this certificate that prepares you for the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certification.
View the required courses and curriculum semester-by-semester for Human Resource Management Specialist, Certificate.