Human Resource Management, Undergraduate Certificate

While the courses within this certificate can be applied towards some business majors, businesses commonly hire graduates from the humanities, social sciences and education as entry level Human Resource Management Specialists, This, certificate will help students from any major who are interested in HRM stand out. You will learn about employee recruitment and selection, job analysis, training and development, compensation and benefits, performance management, and global HRM. You will also learn about HR policies, labor laws and how changes in social, political, legal, and global environments affect HR trends.

One or more courses taken for this certificate may also count towards major or minors in Business.

View course descriptions in the University Course Catalog:

Program Details

  • Level: Undergraduate Entry Level to Intermediate 
  • Eligibility: Current WP Students; Non-WP Students
  • Credit or Non-Credit: 12 college credits (4 courses)
  • Instruction Method: Traditional and online courses available
  • Average Time to Completion: Three semesters; summers optional 

Skills Developed*

  • Critical Thinking 
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Leadership 

*Categories based on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) key competencies

Noteworthy Careers Supported by this Certificate

  • Human Resource Generalist 
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Human Resource Data Analyst
  • Human Resource Manager/ Director
  • Financial Controller
  • Entrepreneur 

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