Graduate Certificate: Human Resource Management

USF I-O PsychUniversity of St. Francis Graduate Professional Certificate Programs

  • $399 credit hour
  • Up-to-date, professionally focused
  • Online, convenient, supported learning

Graduate certificates are designed to enhance your current credentials. They can also be applied toward a graduate degree at a later date.

Human Resources Management Certificate

Finding, hiring, and mentoring the right people for the right jobs is one of the most challenging roles in any organization. Understanding how to find and support talented people for an evolving work environment in a dramatically changing economy requires serious professional and personal skills. With the USF Human Resources Management Graduate Professional Certificate, you will learn the systems, contexts, and techniques of recruitment, hiring, and mentoring people.

Earning a Graduate Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management will provide you with the skills needed to lead teams in network administration, system analysis, communication system support. You will also be equipped to enter into related graduate-level programs in Computer Science.

Designed for IT staff, business managers, and others with some background in information technology, but without the skills needed for today’s environment, the coursework in this program will provide the necessary skills and knowledge necessary information system security.

The University of St. Francis’ online Graduate Professional Certificate in Cybersecurity will provide you with the advanced analytical security skills you need to succeed in challenging risk management and security positions.

As a private, nonprofit university, USF is designed to help you succeed. The benefits of earning your graduate certificate at USF include:

  • Affordability. The certificate has one of the most affordable tuition rates in the Midwest.
  • Expert instruction. Learn from instructors with relevant, real-world experience
  • Convenience. Online classes are open 24 hours a day, designed to be convenient for you

Getting Started

An undergraduate degree in business, management, or related field; or a degree in criminal justice, education, the sciences or healthcare administration.

Start with our free application online, provide an official transcript of your bachelor’s degree, and then register for courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.

Earning the Certificate

To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:

  • Complete four certificate courses for graduate credit.
  • Earn at least a B grade in each course.
  • Complete the courses within three years.

Certificate Courses

Required courses (12 semester hours)

MBAD 642    Talent Management: Acquiring, Developing, and Retaining Talent (3 credit hours)
MBAD 643   Total Rewards: Compensation and Benefits (3)
MBAD 644    Employment and Labor Laws (3)
TDEV 622    Needs Analysis, Instructional Design and Assessment (3)

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