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About the course
The human resource management graduate certificate consists of four three-credit courses:
- HRM500: Managing Human Resources
- HRM515: Legal and Human Resource Dimensions of Business Management
- HRM540: Maximizing Human Capital
- HRM560: Staffing and Talent Development
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.
Save $150 on SHRM student memberships! As a CSU-Global student, you can join SHRM for only $40 per year, that’s a $150 discount from their regular membership fee of $190.
Join more than 285,000 professionals from around the world who rely on SHRM for their HR solutions. As a member, you’ll get access to exclusive HR jobs, networking opportunities, insider information, customizable dashboard, and more resources to help you advance in the field.
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.
- Identify the strategic role of human resources in facilitating the accomplishment of an organization’s mission, goals, and objectives through the creation of aligned organizational systems and practices.
- Understand the principles and values associated with creating high performance and high trust work systems within a rapidly changing global environment.
- Develop the skills required to measure organizational performance and create human resource systems essential for monitoring, improving, and rewarding performance consistent with an organization’s culture.
- Identify the global issues affecting human resource management and develop the skills to address complex issues associated with effectively managing people in a global context.