Human Resource Management Certificate

Strive for a Promotion with our Human Resource Management Certificate Program*

Human resources is the most important aspect of every organization. Our certificate program equips students with relevant and practical concepts related to all areas of human resources. Faculty, with industry experience, will guide students through applied learning approaches that will have a positive impact on their organization. If you are looking for a promotion or career transition in Human Resource Management (HRM), this is the perfect program for you.

Why Choose a Certificate in Human Resource Management?

  • Learning Outcomes Align with SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) & HRCI’s Associate Professional in Human Resources® (aPHR®) Certifications
  • Preparation for Career Transition into the HRM Field
  • Skill & Resume Enhancement
  • Transfer Coursework into a Bachelor Degree Program
  • Career Assistance Available

About the Program

  • Legal Aspects of Organizational Activities
  • Employee Behavior with Emphasis on Behavioral Dimensions of Decision Making
  • Recruiting, Developing & Maintaining the Human Capital of an Organization
  • Employee Training/Development & Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • 10% Career Growth*
  • $70K Median Salary*
  • 100% Online
  • 16 Credit Hours
  • 1 Semester

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor (2021)

  • HR Recruiter (Talent Acquisition)
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Training & Development Specialist
  • HR Manager/Director/Consultant
  • Employee Relations Manager


  • Complete our FREE application
  • 21 years of age or approved age waiver
  • Background check

NOTE: No transcripts required for admissions. Certificate programs are separate from bachelor programs however certificate credits can be applied to a bachelor’s program.

Fall Semester: August

Spring Semester: January

Summer Session: April

View our University Catalog for all course descriptions and requirements for our Human Resource Management Certificate.

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Deadline is one week before each 8-week session (subject to change each year). Complete your bachelor’s degree while attending class at night in accelerated 8-week and online formats.

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*Stand-alone, credit-based courses that lead to a certificate that improves competency in areas specific to a student’s career choice. Students can use financial aid for these certificate programs, and these certificate credits can be applied to formal degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Learning outcomes may qualify students to apply/test for specific certifications not administered by NC Wesleyan University.