Graduate Human Resources Management Certificate

Would you like to learn about the field of human resources management and employee recruitment and retention? The University of Phoenix Graduate Human Resources Management Certificate program is designed to teach you about topics such as labor relations, benefits and compensation. Learn more about the Graduate Human Resources Management Certificate here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The University of Phoenix Graduate Human Resources Management Certificate program is designed to teach you about topics such as employee development, employment practices, safety and health, labor relations, and compensation. The certificate program is structured in such as way so that experienced human resource professionals can learn and expand their knowledge of the field. The goal of the program is to graduate students who have the opportunity to become full-service human resource generalists.

What Are the Prerequisites?

You should have a background in business and management and have an interest in learning about the field of human resources management. Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on the undergraduate degree posted transcript, and must have access to a suitable work environment.

What Are the Course Requirements?

If you choose to enroll in the University of Phoenix Graduate Human Resources Management Certificate program, you will be required to complete five three-credit courses in human resource management.

Required Courses

  • HRM 546: Human Resource Law (3 credits)
  • HRM 548: Recruitment and Retention Practices (3 credits)
  • HRM 552: Organizational Training and Development (3 credits)
  • HRM 558: Research in Human Resource Management (3 credits)
  • HRM 595: Human Resource Capstone Course (3 credits)

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Advanced Degrees

Should graduates of the certificate program in human resources management choose to continue their education, they have the opportunity to enroll in a master's degree program in the field. Some possible master's degree programs may include:

  • Master of Management
  • Master of Business Administration