Human Resources Management

Unlock your potential for success in the dynamic and ever-evolving world of human resources through cutting-edge curriculum that provides a holistic view of an HR generalist’s role while exploring the latest industry trends.

Renowned for its practical approach, our program is highly regarded by local employers who value its focus on real-world scenarios, immediate applicability in the workplace, and most up-to-date information on both domestic and international HR practices.

Leave this program with the tools and strategies you need to make meaningful impact in any organization and become a driving force behind positive change and overall business success.

Who Should Enroll

  • Human resources generalists and assistants
  • Trainers
  • Recruiters
  • Staffing specialists
  • Office managers of small- to medium-sized companies
  • Managers who will soon be supervising employees
  • Individuals seeking a new role within the field of HR

Program Benefits

  • Increase your knowledge of staffing, compensation, employee relations, recruitment, organizational development, training and benefits
  • Expand your awareness and knowledge of government regulations as they pertain to HR
  • Learn how to successfully integrate new technologies in the human resources function

Eligibility and Requirements

Apply to become a candidate for the program: A Declaration of Candidacy is required to establish candidacy in this program. Complete the application and pay the application and candidacy fee of $125 (non-refundable). Learn more about the benefits of becoming a candidate

A candidate in the program is awarded a certificate upon the successful completion of six (6) required courses and two (2) elective courses totaling 27 units, each with a letter grade of “C” or better. All requirements must be completed within five (5) years after the student enrolls in their first course. To receive the Certified Digital Certificate after the completing all the program requirements, students must submit the Request for Certificate to initiate the certificate audit process. Students not pursuing the certificate are welcome to take as many individual courses as they wish.

Transfer Credit

Students who complete the HR Management Certificate Program may be eligible to transfer credits into Excelsior College's Master of Science in Human Resource Management, Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management), or Master of Science in Management (Human Resource Management).


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Approximate Cost $5,445
Format Online
Duration 12-24 months
Total Credits 27
WIOA Approved Program

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Course Schedule

Course schedules are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full program.

Required Courses
Candidates may choose to take either MGMT X450.12 or MGMT X450.7. Completing both will satisfy the elective requirements.
Elective Courses
Choose a minimum of 4 units

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