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Human Resource (HR) Management Certification Online

Our online Human Resource Management Certificate will help you gain the credentials you need to become a certified human resource manager. Learn more! 

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  • Human Resource Management Certificate Online, Post-Baccalaureate

    The online, post-baccalaureate Human Resource Management certificate will help you gain the credentials you need to become a certified human resource manager. You will expand your knowledge about key legal and regulatory issues every business faces day-in and day-out with this online HR certificate. 

    Do you already have a business degree but find your career and interests leaning towards human resources or management? Or maybe you don’t have a degree yet but think human resource management is what you want to do. This online HR certificate is the right choice for you. The best part is that this certificate leads to a master’s in human resource management or an MBA with a concentration in human resource management. So no matter your future career choices, this program has built in the flexibility and value you need to make your next career move.

  • Flash Facts:

    • Our HR certificate online follows a cohesive, HR-practitioner-focused educational model.
    • Professors are experienced practitioners and educators offering real world perspectives.
    • The certificate enables students to prepare for and/or advance in the HR field.
    • All HRM certificate courses are delivered through a convenient, online delivery modality using the best online teaching practices.
    • Students can seamlessly migrate to the Master of Human Resource Management program.

  • Who Should Attend:

    If you are new to an HR role, looking to find tune or learn new HR practices, or want to enhance your current credentials, our online Human Resource Management Certificate is right for you!

    • Credits
    • Admission Requirements
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Costs and Financial Aid


    Required HR Courses for the Certificate in Human Resource Management Practice (9 credits):

    • MHRM 521 Human Resource Management
    • MHRM 512 Employment Law
    • MHRM 545 Human Resource Management Practice 


    Select any of the following three HR courses (9 credits):

    • MHRM 513 Staffing: Recruitment, Selection, and Retention
    • MHRM 515 Benefits
    • MHRM 525 Performance Management
    • MHRM 532    Compensation
    • MHRM 529 Leadership
    • MHRM 544 The Managing People and Organizations
    • MHRM 544 Talent Management

    Course Catalog Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

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      Learning Outcomes

      Student Learning Outcomes:

      Francis Worldwide and the Shields School of Business will graduate students who have the knowledge, skills, love of learning, confidence, drive, and ethical and moral values needed to be spiritually fulfilled in life and successful in professional careers. Upon earning this HR certificate online, students are able to demonstrate, in the Spirit of Saint Francis in the Marketplace, knowledge of the:

      • Ethical value choices and responsibilities of businesses and business leaders
      • Fundamental principles in business in the functional areas of accounting, information systems, finance, management and marketing
      • Legal, social, economic environments of business
      • Global dimension of business
      • Functional areas of business in the process of decision-making
      • Ability to professionally communicate 
      Costs and Financial Aid

      Human Resource Management Certificate Tuition

      Click here for the current tuition and fees

      Currently there are no other fees associated with admission as a student in the HRM Certificate Program.  Although most courses will utilize online resources, students may be required to purchase course text books.

      For more information contact one of our dedicated enrollment counselors at (814)472-3012 or

      Financial Aid

      Please contact Financial Aid for student loan options at or (814) 472-3010.