Become a leader in Human Resource Management with a graduate certificate from CSU-Global.
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Human resources is a dynamic and inspiring profession that is forever innovating to acclimate to our changing world. Using strategic goal setting, resource management and development, and training techniques, human resource managers support both individual employees and the organization’s culture. Professionals in the human resources field must be willing to evolve with these changes and that means staying current on best practices.
A Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management* is a stand-alone, transcribable certificate that showcases your proficiency in helping an organization manage people. The certificate you earn at CSU-Global is recognized nationally by educational institutions and professional organizations.
Additionally, our human resource management certifications are aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.
If you don’t have previous work experience or an education in human resources, a graduate certificate and SHRM certification show employers your skills and knowledge so you get the job you want.
* This certificate is eligible for Title IV financial aid.
CSU-Global is committed to ensuring our students remain knowledgeable and competitive in the human resources profession. In doing so, we’ve partnered with SHRM, the largest network of human resource professionals in the world. Through our partnership with SHRM, CSU-Global can offer students phenomenal enhancements to their education and career.
Take advantage of CSU-Global's SHRM aligned curriculum and stand out among the crowd when you go for a job promotion, new position, or if you’re just starting your HR career.
Human resources is a rapidly growing field which means it’s a great time to upskill with a recognized certificate in human resource management.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of human resource managers is projected to grow 9% from 2014 to 2024. That growth rate is 30% higher than the average for all occupations. With more job opportunities available, you’ve got a great chance at securing the career path you deserve.
As a human resource manager you can work in almost any industry because any organizations that hire employees need to provide human resources like health care, retirement planning, employee benefits, and trainings. Because our certificate in human resource management is transcribable and recognized nationally, you’ll always stand out as a committed employee who has gone the extra step to prove that your abilities exceed basic qualifications.
Career growth isn’t the only benefit of advancing in human resources, you could also earn a substantial salary. The average annual salary for human resource managers is $104,440, while training and development managers earn an average of $102,640, as reported by the BLS.
Earning a stable, six-figure salary can allow you the financial freedom you want to easily pay bills, stress less, take care of loved ones, and provide more opportunities for yourself and your future. Not only will you be earning more financially, you’ll also be accomplishing personal goals and earning the long-time career you deserve.
The graduate certificate in human resource management is a 12-credit stand-alone program that is transcribable across institutions and professions. That means your certificate is recognized and respected in the human resources industry.
Course curriculum provides you with the theory and application information necessary to integrate your human resource role with the strategic goals of an organization to effectively manage people in our global and dynamic marketplace. The certificate program emphasizes developing the necessary skills to strategically manage, train, and develop human resources for enhanced organizational performance.
The human resource management graduate certificate consists of four three-credit courses:
Analyze the implications of the recruitment, staffing, evaluation and development of employees in the strategic management of a high performance workforce. Examine the economics of labor and the effects of legislative and legal decisions in the administration and management of employees.
This course emphasizes the legal, human resource, and regulatory controls that define, promote and limit business practices. The legal ramifications are presented as a mechanism managers can use to resolve conflict, infer guidelines for conduct, and create bases for expectations. Fundamental interactions of law, ethics, and corporate social responsibility are emphasized. Topic areas include the business legal system, ethics, employer-employee relationship, contracts, small business ownership, and the legal environment of international business.
This course explores the value, utilization, and development of human capital, with a specific concentration on structuring an organization and developing innovative training programs that maximize organizational and human potential. Students explore strategies human resource professionals can utilize to raise employee motivation and job satisfaction, as well as assist employees in achieving the proper life/work balance. A key focus is to research concepts and practices that adapt organizational structures and processes to better conform to, utilize, and take advantage of employee potential. Recommended Prior Course: HRM500.
This course is an examination of the managerial and leadership responsibilities related to employee career management as well as personal and professional growth. Students explore strategies for training and staff development in order to better understand the importance of deploying human resources, developing core competencies, and promoting a learning culture to better compete in a competitive economy. This course also explores the changing educational, demographic, economic, and societal factors that impact recruitment, and students develop a comprehensive and innovative strategy to recruit the most talented applicants in the workplace.
As a 100% online university, CSU-Global is able to offer you an affordable tuition rate that won’t increase as long as you’re in good academic standing. Our Tuition Guarantee ensures that your rates won’t rise from your first class thru your last. Unlike traditional brick-and-mortar colleges, CSU-Global students don’t pay any student fees or out-of-state premiums.
CSU-Global was created for modern learners who might already be working full-time. Our 100% online courses allow you the convenience of choosing when and where you learn. Anytime you have access to the internet, you’re already on campus. No set class times or locations, monthly starts, and accelerated 8-week courses let you earn your certificate without putting life on hold.
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