Human Resources Management - Certificate

For information, contact Professor Ibolya Balog, ibalog@cedarcrest.edu, 610-606-4666, ext. 4453

Program Description

This certificate is tailored to meet the needs of those who require a broad understanding of the expanding area of human resource management in public or private organizations. This certificate is intended for those who wish to pursue professional opportunities within human resource management or to make a career change into the human resources area.

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate market, legal and social conditions that may affect the organization
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of how employee compensation and benefits influence an organization
  • Understand how management decisions affect the recruitment, selection, and retention of employees
  • Interpret and describe individual and group behavior characteristics as they affect organizations
  • Execute various practices and procedures associated with human resource management
  • Make use of political, legal, and economic tools to help make decisions within the field of human resource management

Program Requirements

12 Credits

All four courses must be completed at Cedar Crest College.

Course Requirements

BUA 220 Human Resource Management 3 credits

BUA 239 Employment Law 3 credits

BUA 320 Attracting, Selecting, and Retaining Talent 3 credits


Plus, choose one of the following:
BUA 325 Compensation Management 3 credits 

BUA 328 Power, Influence, and Negotiation 3 credits