Human Resources (Certificate)

Online Human Resources Certificate Program

The HR industry has grown beyond recruiting and putting together benefits packages. Today’s HR managers, specialists and recruiters must be able to manage resources in sync with the overall purpose of their organizations. In other words, they need a post-secondary education. Make your start in this essential area of business with a certificate in Human Resources from 100% online Grantham University.

This 16-credit-hour certificate program gives you the flexibility to take classes on your terms. Also, the program can be completed in just half a year, putting you on the path to a new career or giving you the boost you need to complete an associate or bachelor’s degree program. Our programs provide education opportunities for military spouses and anyone else who needs to pursue their education on their own time schedule. 

SHRM Approved

Coursework for Grantham’s HR Certificate program has been acknowledged to fully align with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Human Resources Certificate Program Outcomes

By providing a solid foundation in effective human resource strategies through relevant curriculum, practice exams and labs, this 16-credit-hour program gives you the skills to ...

  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of business
  • Determine an employer's obligations to reasonably accommodate protected classes of employees
  • Differentiate between employers' reasonable actions and employees' privacy rights
  • Define human resource management and outline human resource planning
  • Explain the importance of business ethics and workforce diversity in human resource management and how they are opportunities for effective management

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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
GU100 Student Success 1
BA101 Introduction to Business 3
BA260 Business Law I 3
BA340 Human Resource Management 3
BA370 Employment Law 3
BA471 Developing Human Resources 3
Program and core: 16
Electives (0): 0
Total: 16

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Certificate
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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