Human Resources Management Curriculum


Group A:  Core Courses

 X 450  Elements of Human Resources Management *
 X 450.03  Financial Aspects of Human Resources Management *
 X 450.2  Talent Acquisition *
 X 450.31  Compensation Programs: Administration and Design *
 X 450.32  Benefits Programs: Administration and Design *
 X 450.34  Employee Relations and Legal Aspects of HRM *
 X 482.201  Human Resources Development *


Ethics Requirement

 859.50  Ethics for Human Resources Professionals *

Group B:  Electives (8 Units Required)

 X 450.35  Strategic Human Resources Management
 X 450.36  Human Capital Management *
 X 450.50  Internship in Human Resources Management
 X 450.65  International Human Resources Management *
 X 469.15  Crisis Management & Communications: Safeguarding Image & Viability *
 X 482.203  Advanced Human Resources Management
 X 490.8  Cross-Cultural Communication and Management in a Global Workforce 
 X 491.11  Managing Change in Organizations *
 X 497.613  Fundamentals of Business Administration and Management *
* May be taken online.


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Human Resource Management Certificate

Students must: 

  • Submit an Application for Candidacy with a non-refundable application fee of $200. 
  • Complete all seven core courses and two elective courses for a total of 36 units. 
  • All courses to be applied toward this certificate must be taken for a letter grade. Students must complete and pass the curricular requirements of the program and earn an overall 2.5 GPA or better to achieve certificate award.
  • Complete the two-day seminar, Ethics for Human Resources Professionals, at any time during the program. 
  • Complete the certificate curriculum within five years. 

Transfer of Courses

A maximum of two courses may be transferred into the Human Resources Management Certificate. Courses transferred must have been completed within the last five years from an accredited institution in the United States. The Certificate Programs Advisor will work with you to answer your specific questions. 


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