Certificate in Human Resource Management

Human capital can be a source of sustainable competitive advantage for organizations. Human Resource Management (HRM) is a specialized management track for those interested in helping employees meet professional goals and organizations optimize employee talent in order to directly enhance business results. For more information on Human Resource Management Certificate, please visit our website.


The certificate requires the completion of 15 credit hours with a 3.00 cumulative GPA in all certificate coursework. To obtain this certificate you must be a degree seeking student.

Required Courses6
Human Resource Management
Organizational Behavior
Elective Courses (choose any 6 hours below)6
Diversity and Inclusion in Management
Managing Across Cultures
Managing People in the Global Enterprise
Human Resource Management Law
Advanced Organizational Behavior
Topics in Management (Human Resource Management Problems and Interal Consulting)
Compensation and Benefits: Theory and Practice
Selected Problems in Human Resource Management
Leadership Development
Collective Bargaining
Consulting Tools and Strategies
Change Management in Business
Human Resource Management Problems and Consulting
Note: for the purposes of this Certificate, a student can transfer in credit from another institution only for MANGMT 3000. MANGMT 3000 (or MANGMT 3000W) is a prerequisite for all other Management courses.
Internship Requirement*3
Professional Development Program - Internship
Professional Management Internship
Total hours: 15

* Satisfactory completion of a supervised internship (summer or regular semester), with significant human resource job functions and a minimum of 120 hours on-the-job experience. Internships that qualify for this Certificate will need to be approved by the Program Coordinator as a part of the Certificate application process.

** Trulaske College of Business students can satisfy the internship requirement by completing a suitable internship under the College's BUS_AD 4500 requirement. If a business student has already completed BUS_AD 4500 with an internship that does not meet the human resource requirement of this certificate program, that individual would be advised to register for 3 credit hours under MANGMT 4940 for an internship that would qualify. If you are not a student in the Trulaske College of Business, that student would be advised to enroll in MANGMT 4940.