Human Resources Certificate Program Overview

The Human Resources Management Certificate Program requires 99 hours of course work. Our flexible schedule allows you to complete the program in a few quarters, or more gradually at your own pace.

Required Classes - (78 hours) Hours Quarters Typically Held Cost per
course
Human Resources Essentials 9 Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer $185
Employment Law 12 Fall, Spring $225
Talent Management – Finding and Keeping the Best  12 Winter, Summer $225
Managing Employee Performance  12 Winter, Summer $225
Total Rewards  12 Winter, Summer $225
Human Resources Systems and Metrics 12 (Hybrid) Fall, Spring $240
Human Resources Certificate Capstone  9 Fall, Spring $165
    Total for required courses $1490
Elective Classes - (21 hours) Hours  Quarters Typically Held Cost per course
Working with Organized Employees  6 Varies $125
Employee Training and Development 6 Varies $140
Safety and Security 9 Varies $170
Communication Styles Essentials 3 Varies $149
Managing Small Projects 6 Varies $200
Financial Intelligence for Non-Finance Managers 15 Varies $370
High Performance Management Essentials 15 Varies $355
Supervisor-Team Lead Training  14 Varies $330
Understanding Budgets  9 Varies $255
Strategic HR 6 Varies $145
Coaching for HR Professionals 6 Varies $150
Recruitment and Retention: becoming the employer of choice 9 Varies $175
Personnel Issues - Tips & Tools 6 Varies $150
    21 hours of elective courses $405
    Estimated Total for program $1845

Typical Path

HR Essentials class is the foundation class and prerequisite for all other core classes. You may take any of these core classes in any order and/or concurrently: Employment Law, Talent Management - Finding and Keeping the Best, Managing Employee Performance, Total Rewards, and HR Systems and Metrics. The HR Integration Capstone class should be taken as your last core class. Electives may be taken in any desired sequence.

First Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
HR Essentials Employment Law
Elective Elective

Second Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
Talent Management -
Finding and Keeping the Best
Managing Employee Performance 
Elective Total Rewards

Third Quarter

First Half of Quarter Second Half of Quarter
HR Systems and Metrics  HR Integration Capstone
Electives if needed Electives if needed

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