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Whether you intend to work in a public or private organization, we see you.  This 12-credit certificate program will provide you with a broad understanding of the expanding area of human resource management. The Human Resources Management Certificate is intended for those who wish to pursue greater professional opportunities within human resource management, or to make a career change into human resources.

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

  • Examine the impact of digital management tools and workflow on the human resources profession.
  • Assess metrics and techniques for evaluating work performance at the individual, group, and organizational levels.
  • Assess an organization’s level of compliance with employment, compensation, and workplace laws and regulations, and develop strategies to reduce risk.
  • Develop organizational training strategies to leverage diversity and inclusion and foster a culture of inclusiveness.

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Program Requirements

Students who declared the certificate before January 2020:

Total Credits 12

Required Courses:

BUA 220 Human Resources Management 3 credits
BUA 239 Employment Law 3 credits
BUA 320 Attracting, Selecting, and Retaining Talent 3 credits

BUA 328 Power, Influence, and Negotiation 3 credits

**Students declaring the certificate after January 2020:

Total Credits 16 (additional credits required)

  • BUA 353 The Path to Landing Your Dream Job 1 credit
  • BUA 110 Survey of Business Principles 3 credits
  • One of the following 3 credit electives:
  • BUA 325 Compensation Management
  • ECO 302 Labor Economics
  • PSY 227 Principles of Helping Relationships
  • PSY 230 Team Building and Group Dynamics
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