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Human Resource Management Certificate Online

Develop the skills to manage and train an efficient workforce in the rapidly evolving world of business and learn how HR plays an important role in helping organizations achieve their objectives.

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Overview

Gain leadership expertise with the online Human Resource Management Certificate

$4,800 Total Tuition
6 months Duration
8* Credit Hours

Meet the rising demand for HR professionals with the leadership skills gained through the online Human Resource Management Certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. This program enhances your knowledge of how HR management systems can be strategically deployed to create a competitive advantage for organizations across any industry.

This career-relevant online program equips you with advanced expertise in recruiting, training, and retaining employees that can prepare you for new professional opportunities. Completion of this flexible Human Resource Management Certificate can be used as a pathway toward earning your online MBA with a Concentration in Human Resources, giving you eight credits to transfer toward our MBA program.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online graduate certificate program, you will learn to:

  • Explain the strategic role HR plays in helping an organization achieve its goals
  • Analyze organizational issues from an HR perspective and provide appropriate recommendations for addressing them
  • Identify important challenges and opportunities in the external environment and their implications for HRM
  • Explain the strategic role HR plays in helping an organization achieve its goals
  • Analyze organizational issues from an HR perspective and provide appropriate recommendations for addressing them
  • Identify important challenges and opportunities in the external environment and their implications for HRM

Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Human Resource Manager/Director/Consultant
  • Recruitment and Staffing Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Human Resource Manager/Director/Consultant
  • Recruitment and Staffing Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager

Also available:

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside offers a variety of specialized graduate certificate programs. Learn about our other certificate programs.

$4,800 Total Tuition
6 months Duration
8 Credit Hours
Need More Information?

Call 844-492-2160

Call 844-492-2160

Tuition

Our pay-by-the-course tuition won’t compromise your budget

Tuition for the Human Resource Management Certificate online program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,800 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$4,800 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Add these important dates and deadlines to your calendar

The Human Resource Management Certificate program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that best suits your goals.

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring I1/29/241/8/241/15/241/24/241/28/243/15/247 weeks
Spring II3/25/243/4/243/11/243/19/243/24/245/17/247 weeks
Summer I5/20/245/6/245/10/245/14/245/19/247/5/247 weeks
Summer II7/8/246/17/246/21/247/2/247/7/248/23/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/19/248/23/249/3/249/8/2410/25/247 weeks
Fall II10/28/2410/14/2410/18/2410/22/2410/27/2412/13/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts

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Admissions

Admission Requirements:

For admission into the Human Resource Management Certificate online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree and provide transcripts from all institutions previously attended as well as meet the requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

Online certificate admission requirements (based on undergraduate GPA)


  • 2.75 and above. Applicants must have transcripts sent directly to UW-Parkside from all previous institutions attended. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.5 to 2.749–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience. Without the required work experience, applicants are required to submit two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.33 to 2.49–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience, and two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.

Note: Students cannot enroll in a Human Resource Certificate if they have already earned a UW-Parkside MBA in Human Resources.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, regardless of if they appear on the degree- awarding transcript or not, should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address:

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Official transcripts sent directly from issuing institution(s) are also accepted electronically by selecting UW-Parkside as the receiving institution and/or providing [email protected] as the email address.

There is a non-refundable application fee of $56.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to email a copy of their current resume at the time of application to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 844-492-2160.

Courses

Discover what you’ll learn in the online Human Resource Management Certificate program

The HRM online certificate curriculum is comprised of eight credit hours.

Note: Successful completion of the certificate requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, with at least a C in each of the courses.

Students enrolled in the Human Resource Management Certificate must take four of the following courses:

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Explores strategic use of compensation and benefits to attract, retain, and motivate qualified employees. Covers theories underlying effective compensation and benefits systems design including internal alignment, external competitiveness, and pay-for-performance.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines human resource management systems to create and sustain competitive advantage; emphasizes an integrative framework that requires linkage between, as well as consistency among, functional HR activities and their alignment with and reinforcement of the organization’s competitive strategy.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Explores planning for recruiting, selecting, and retaining an organization's labor force in context of the staffing environment (e.g. EEO laws and regulations, the economy and labor markets) using necessary tools such as statistical measurement).
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines performance management methods and applicable motivation theories that managers can apply to encourage employees to support the strategic objectives of the organization in different business environments.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Strategic development of the skillset of employees for an organization’s competitive advantage, including training needs assessment, program design, implementation of training programs, and training evaluations.

Overview

Gain leadership expertise with the online Human Resource Management Certificate

$4,800 Total Tuition
6 months Duration
8 Credit Hours

Meet the rising demand for HR professionals with the leadership skills gained through the online Human Resource Management Certificate from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. This program enhances your knowledge of how HR management systems can be strategically deployed to create a competitive advantage for organizations across any industry.

This career-relevant online program equips you with advanced expertise in recruiting, training, and retaining employees that can prepare you for new professional opportunities. Completion of this flexible Human Resource Management Certificate can be used as a pathway toward earning your online MBA with a Concentration in Human Resources, giving you eight credits to transfer toward our MBA program.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online graduate certificate program, you will learn to:

  • Explain the strategic role HR plays in helping an organization achieve its goals
  • Analyze organizational issues from an HR perspective and provide appropriate recommendations for addressing them
  • Identify important challenges and opportunities in the external environment and their implications for HRM
  • Explain the strategic role HR plays in helping an organization achieve its goals
  • Analyze organizational issues from an HR perspective and provide appropriate recommendations for addressing them
  • Identify important challenges and opportunities in the external environment and their implications for HRM

Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Human Resource Manager/Director/Consultant
  • Recruitment and Staffing Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Human Resource Manager/Director/Consultant
  • Recruitment and Staffing Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager

Also available:

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside offers a variety of specialized graduate certificate programs. Learn about our other certificate programs.

$4,800 Total Tuition
As few as 6 months Duration
8 Credit Hours

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Need More Information?

Call 844-492-2160

Call 844-492-2160

Tuition

Our pay-by-the-course tuition won’t compromise your budget

Tuition for the Human Resource Management Certificate online program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$4,800 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$4,800 Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Add these important dates and deadlines to your calendar

The Human Resource Management Certificate program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that best suits your goals.

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring I1/29/241/8/241/15/241/24/241/28/243/15/247 weeks
Spring II3/25/243/4/243/11/243/19/243/24/245/17/247 weeks
Summer I5/20/245/6/245/10/245/14/245/19/247/5/247 weeks
Summer II7/8/246/17/246/21/247/2/247/7/248/23/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/19/248/23/249/3/249/8/2410/25/247 weeks
Fall II10/28/2410/14/2410/18/2410/22/2410/27/2412/13/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

3/4/24 Apply Date
3/25/24 Class Starts

Admissions

Admission Requirements:

For admission into the Human Resource Management Certificate online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree and provide transcripts from all institutions previously attended as well as meet the requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

Online certificate admission requirements (based on undergraduate GPA)


  • 2.75 and above. Applicants must have transcripts sent directly to UW-Parkside from all previous institutions attended. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.5 to 2.749–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience. Without the required work experience, applicants are required to submit two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.33 to 2.49–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience, and two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.

Note: Students cannot enroll in a Human Resource Certificate if they have already earned a UW-Parkside MBA in Human Resources.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, regardless of if they appear on the degree- awarding transcript or not, should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address:

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Official transcripts sent directly from issuing institution(s) are also accepted electronically by selecting UW-Parkside as the receiving institution and/or providing [email protected] as the email address.

There is a non-refundable application fee of $56.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to email a copy of their current resume at the time of application to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 844-492-2160.

Courses

Discover what you’ll learn in the online Human Resource Management Certificate program

The HRM online certificate curriculum is comprised of eight credit hours.

Note: Successful completion of the certificate requires a GPA of 3.0 or better, with at least a C in each of the courses.

Students enrolled in the Human Resource Management Certificate must take four of the following courses:

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Explores strategic use of compensation and benefits to attract, retain, and motivate qualified employees. Covers theories underlying effective compensation and benefits systems design including internal alignment, external competitiveness, and pay-for-performance.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines human resource management systems to create and sustain competitive advantage; emphasizes an integrative framework that requires linkage between, as well as consistency among, functional HR activities and their alignment with and reinforcement of the organization’s competitive strategy.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Explores planning for recruiting, selecting, and retaining an organization's labor force in context of the staffing environment (e.g. EEO laws and regulations, the economy and labor markets) using necessary tools such as statistical measurement).
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Examines performance management methods and applicable motivation theories that managers can apply to encourage employees to support the strategic objectives of the organization in different business environments.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 2
Strategic development of the skillset of employees for an organization’s competitive advantage, including training needs assessment, program design, implementation of training programs, and training evaluations.
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