Human Resources (Graduate) Certificate

Earn an Online Human Resources (Graduate) Certificate

From benefits packages to salary negotiations to employee empowerment programs, HR professionals add incredible value to any company in any industry. The Human Resources (Graduate) Certificate program from Grantham University can help you add even more value on a personal level – opening up doors of opportunity for a human resource management career.

Plus, coursework for this graduate human resource management program has been acknowledged by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to fully align with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates.

What will I learn in this human resource certificate online program?
This program provides an in-depth knowledge of general management and HR management practices.

What careers can I pursue with this online human resources (graduate) certificate?
By building up your resume with the skills you’ll earn in this certificate program, you could pursue leadership positions in HR management and administration. Or you could pursue a graduate degree, transferring your graduate certificate credit directly into an MBA or Master of Science in Human Performance Improvement.

How long is this online Human Resources (graduate) certificate program?
At 15 credit hours, the online Human Resources (Graduate) Certificate program is designed to be completed in 8 months. It could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take each term.

How much will the human resource (graduate) certificate online program cost?
The graduate rate is $325 per credit hour – lower if you’re a member of the military, a veteran or part of a military family. Grantham also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.

When can I start?
Courses begin weekly, so we’re ready when you are.

Call us at (888) 947-2684 to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

Human Resources (Graduate) Certificate Program Outcomes
After successfully completing Grantham University’s human resource (graduate) certificate program, you will be able to:

  • Analyze an approach for human resource management and diagram human resource planning
  • Implement strategic organizational change for increased quality, productivity and employee satisfaction
  • Compare and contrast compensation system(s) towards employee motivation
  • Identify principles for developing, utilizing and conserving human resources
  • Illustrate the strategic role of the human resource manager in performing functions of recruitment, hiring, training and career development in an organization

University Professional Outcomes
Grantham University prepares graduates to succeed in a variety of professional and civic settings by incorporating these five critical life skills into the curriculum:

  • Communication – competence in effective written and oral communication
  • Critical Thinking – ability to analyze problems, reflectively process information and formulate solutions
  • Respect for Diversity – awareness of and appreciation for varieties of human experiences and social structures
  • Professional, Ethical and Social Responsibilities – responsibility to the greater societal good and an applied ethical framework in decision making
  • Lifelong Learning – definition for and acquisition of a continuing pursuit of educational needs throughout their professional lives

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
BA521 Balanced Scorecards and Performance Dashboards 3
BA531 Business Performance Management 3
BA560 Business Ethics 3
BA562 Labor Relations and Management 3
BA661 Human Resource Strategies 3
Program and core: 15
Electives (0): 0
Total: 15

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Certificate
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available
Starts:Weekly

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