The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management provides learners to opportunity to apply strategies for managing individuals, the dynamics of a group, and system relationships to achieve organizational goals. They will analyze theories, research, and state-of-the-art practices that can guide compensation decision-making. They will examine the history and development of labor relations, the structure of union organizations, and the process of negotiations and contract administration. Learners will explore the blending of practice, theory, and skills necessary for effective supervision in modern organizational settings. Learners will also examine training activities in the context of organizational strategies and explore how e-learning can enhance training programs by placing employees in virtual work environments that allow them to experiment and practice without fear of failure. Finally, they will analyze corporate behavior and decision-making from the context of ethical and global issues.

Quick Facts:

  • Credits required: 18
  • Cost per credit: $545
  • Program length: 1 year (full-time status)

Time to degree completion can be accelerated by taking multiple courses in a term and through credits accepted in transfer.

What you’ll learn

Apply strategies for managing individuals, as well as the dynamics of group, and system relationships to achieve organizational goals.

Analyze theories, research, and state-of-the-art practices that can guide compensation decision making.

Examine the history and development of labor relations, the structure of union organizations, and the process of negotiations and contract administration.

Explore the blending of practice, theory, and skills necessary for effective supervision in modern organizational settings.

Examine training activities in the context of organizational strategies and explore the ways in which e-learning can enhance training programs by placing employees in virtual work environments that allow them to experiment and practice without fear of failure.

Analyze corporate behavior and decision making from the context of ethical and global issues.

Career Outcomes

Opportunities in the following areas:

Human Resources Management / Personnel Administration, General

Human Resources Development

Human Resources Management and Services, Other

Certificate in Human Resource Management

Certificate Requirements Credits
Required Courses (6) 18
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE CBHRM 18

Courses + Credits

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Human Resource Management is an 18-credit program comprised of the following six (6) required courses:

Required Courses

  • HRM 86503 Human Resource Management — 3-credits
  • HRM 87502 Compensation Issues in HRM — 3-credits
  • HRM 87503 Labor Relations — 3-credits
  • HRM 87504 Supervisory Concepts and Practice — 3-credits
  • HRM 87505 Effective Training and E-Learning — 3-credits
  • MGT 86519 Ethics in Business — 3-credits

Download the University Catalog for full course descriptions, prerequisite information, and program details.

The faculty mentors are very knowledgeable and available when you needed assistance. My academic advisor was also very helpful and ensured that I stayed on track throughout the entire process.

– Geneva Nathani, School of Business and Management

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Contact us to learn more about our online Certificate in Human Resource Management program.

Call us at: 1.800.477.2254 | Email: admissions@calsouthern.edu

Accreditation & Approvals

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California Southern University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), which is one of six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Regional accreditation is the most highly respected and recognized form of accreditation in the United States, and it provides students with a number of important benefits and opportunities. www.wscuc.org

California Southern University’s Bachelor, Master, and Doctor in Business Administration are accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). www.acbsp.org

Please visit the Accreditation & Licensure page to learn more.

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