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Coursework in this undergraduate certificate program can give you the foundational knowledge you need when pursuing HR certification. Developed by our academic team and subject-matter experts, the courses in our Human Resource Management Certificate are aligned with the competency model developed by SHRM®.
The Human Resource Management certificate prepares students to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management and its strategic relevance in business. The program addresses the legal and ethical components of the decision making process involved in the human resources environment. Students will also develop an understanding of the critical business implications for human resource professionals today and in the future. HR practitioners and managers must be equipped with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of human resource management, along with strong skills in the areas of systems thinking, problem solving, influencing, negotiating, communications, and leadership. This program is consistent with generally accepted human resource management principles, including the professional certification knowledge areas.
The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
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We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for.View the Human Resource Management Certificate (Undergraduate) gainful employment disclosures.