Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource (HR) Management at City University of Seattle offers professionals an opportunity to pick up fresh skills in employment and labor law and learn modern managerial leadership skills that apply to your current or future job in HR. Our program provides you with graduate level credits while preparing you for certification exams such as the Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), or Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) offered by the HR Certification Institute.
In CityU of Seattle’s human resource management certificate program, you’ll gain knowledge along a broad spectrum of HR subject areas:
- strategically organizing toward short and long term goals
- providing strategies to empower employees
- understanding State and Federal laws and their impact on the HR function
- administering employee benefits programs, compensation, health insurance programs, and company-sponsored retirement programs
- creating an employee development system
- developing policies and procedures regarding staffing and training
With CityU you can get your human resources certification online. All five courses in the program are offered in a virtual classroom and led by a faculty of active HR experts who will enlighten your learning with current, poignant real-world knowledge. Connect with a CityU School of Management advisor to learn more about CityU’s renowned online schooling.
Graduates of our HR management certification program go on to roles at all levels within the HR industry, depending on their experience. Some enter into HR as assistants, generalists or analysts, and others progress in their HR careers to become specialists, administrators, managers or directors.
Regardless of where you start, all of the skills you learn in class can be directly applied to your organization so everyone benefits from your HR training immediately.
Your bachelor’s degree from an accredited university qualifies you to apply for this program. At CityU, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. Give us a call and we can help you start working toward a Graduate Certificate in HR Management today.
HR 508 Employee Staffing, Training, and Development (3)
This course examines staffing, training, and organizational development techniques organizations use to build group and individual skills while tying anticipated results to improvements in organizational effectiveness. The course also focuses on policies and procedures for both short- and long-range human resource planning for a competent work force, job analysis, legal compliance, recruitment and selection, employee separations and retention, training, and career management.
HR 510 Employment and Labor Law (3)
This course focuses on current legislative and administrative requirements imposed on business in the area of employment and labor relations. Emphasis is on areas regulated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Act, and Federal Labor Relations Board. Topics include the following: Fair Labor Standards Act, employee benefits, tort and law issues of particular concern to human resource managers, labor laws, collective bargaining, contract negotiations, and unfair labor practices.
HR 512 Compensation and Benefits (3)
The course examines contemporary issues and problems in compensation and benefits management and surveys concepts and processes for compensating employees. Topics include indirect and direct compensation, legally required employee benefits and voluntary programs, governmental regulations, and external social factors affecting compensation.
MAL 515 Organizational Systems Coaching (3)
This course focuses on organizational coaching from a whole-systems perspective and explores coaching theories and models useful for individual and task force professional development, development of individual and organizational goals, evaluation and monitoring of goal attainment, strategic process, and leadership effectiveness. Empowerment and motivation processes will be explored to prepare you to become an effective change agent. You will learn how to confront difficult situations and reinforce motivational behaviors. Critical thinking will be introduced to expose you to the art of systems thinking as a method of creative problem solving.
MC 584 Human Resource Management (3)
This course covers the optimum organization and employment of human resources to accomplish strategic organizational objectives; personnel functions in recruitment, selection, training, promotion and succession planning; relevant behavioral research; legal environment; comparison and contrast of the public and private sectors.