Degrees and Requirements

Human Resources Generalist

Each HRM Certificate consists of 4 HRM courses, totalling 12 credits.  In most cases courses are completed within 2-3 consecutive semesters.  Since all certificate courses form integral componenets of our highly respected HRM graduate program curriculum, they may be applied towards the full graduate degree, should certificate students wish to continue their graduate studies. HRM Certificate students must complete their particular certificate before advancing to the master's program and should apply for acceptance in the full program during the last semester of completing their certificate requirements.

Human Resources Generalist

The HR generalist certificate provides instruction in the essential elements of the HR generalist's job-recruitment, benefits, management, and managing human resource information systems. "HR Generalist" is the title used by most organizations to describe the typical HR staff professional. It provides you with specific knowledge and skills in human resources for an entry level position.

To successfully complete the HR Generalist Certificate, the student must complete:

HRMT5020  Organizational Behavior (3 credits)

HRMT6015 Employee Benefits Administration OR HRMT6013 Compensation (3 credits)

HRMT6017  Recruitment and Placement (3 credits)

HRMTXXXX  Any HRMT course excempt HRMT5025 (3 credits)

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Summary of Requirements

Required Courses:

  • HRMT5020
    ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR |

    HRMT5020
    ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course is designed to provide the student with the background and skills to augment the student's managerial effectiveness. The course emphasizes theories of micro- meso- and macro-organizational behavior as they relate to the workplace. Human Resource topics include motivation and individual behavior, interpersonal and group behavior, job satisfaction, work stress, leadership, organizational structures and culture.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMT6013
    COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT |

    HRMT6013
    COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course examines the various direct financial, indirect financial and non-financial reward systems that are used to achieve the organizational goals of attracting, retaining, and motivating the employee. Both the employer and the employee perspectives are reviewed. Also covered are the various performance appraisal systems and their relationship to organizational reward systems.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMT6015
    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION |

    HRMT6015
    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course presents an overview of employee benefits, planning total benefits programs, issues in the design and selection of benefits programs, costing employee benefits, different type of benefits flexible programs communicating benefits programs and selecting and using benefits consultants.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMT6017
    RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT |

    HRMT6017
    RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT |

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    A survey of the basic techniques for the recruitment, selection and placement of people. Topics include the preparation of job specification, the development of a recruiting strategy, methods and procedures of recruiting and selecting candidates, and the need for proper new employee orientation.|

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMTxxxx

    HRMTxxxx

    Credits (Min/Max): /

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