Foundations of Human Resources Certificate

The Certificate in Foundations of Human Resources is a 12-unit post-bachelor’s program that equips students with the foundational knowledge and skills to become solutions-oriented HR professionals. Topics explored include assessment and evaluation, needs analysis, human resource laws and compliance, compensation and benefits systems, and employee development.

This certificate is geared toward individuals who already have their bachelor’s and want additional education for professional learning, career changes, or adding value to their résumé. Current graduate students can also enroll in this program to gain a specialized credential.

Why Earn a Certificate?

Certificates are designed for current students who want a specialization and for working professionals who want to grow in their field or change career paths. Certificates can help you to:

  • Build your résumé
  • Increase marketability
  • Verify competence to potential employers
  • Provide practical learning that can be translated directly into workplace application
  • Transform your career in less time than many traditional postgraduate and professional degree programs
  • Do not require any prerequisite work
Program Requirements

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.