NEWLY REVISED! Today's specialists are faced with challenges in meeting staffing needs of constantly changing organizations in an era of a highly competitive labor market. From strategic planning to cost/benefit analysis, human resource managers play a key role in all facets of an organization.

This Professional Certificate Program Provides:

  • A current and comprehensive understanding of human resource management as a practical and theoretical science;
  • Tools and principles for immediate application in a human resource management environment; and,
  • Current human resource management philosophies, trends, laws, and regulatory and financial issues.

Intended Audience:

HR professionals seeking to better perform their duties and/or advance their professional standing, individuals desiring to enter the field of Human Resource Management, and individuals wishing to study specific subjects without pursuing the certificate.

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Program Course Schedule

Required: Complete 5 courses (20 units)

Required: Complete 2-3 courses (at least 6 units)

Courses are offered across 4 academic quarters: fall, winter, spring and summer. For more information visit Approved Academic Calendar.


The program requirements are defined in the Program Course Schedule. The approximate cost of completion of this program is $3,900. Individual course fees are paid upon enrollment. Estimated costs are subject to change and do not include fees for course materials. For more information visit our Help Center.


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