Degrees and Requirements

Strategic HR Professional Certificate

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.

Strategic HR Professional

A graduate-level track, designed primarily for the practicing HR professional or business leader who wants to impact organizational effectiveness as well as demonstrate proficiency as an influential leader.

To successfully complete the Strategic HR Professional Certificate, the student must complete:

• HRMT5012 – Legal Aspects of HRM
• HRMT6018 – Leadership
• HRMT6036 – Performance Management
• Any Course in the HRM program (excluding Capstone- HRMT5025)

For course descriptions, click below:

 

Summary of Requirements

Required Courses: 12 credits

  • HRMT5012
    LEGAL ASPECTS OF HRM

    HRMT5012
    LEGAL ASPECTS OF HRM

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course provides an introduction to the laws, regulations and court decisions covering the HRM function and the employment relationship, including labor-management, OSHA, FMLA, EEOC, ERISA, ADA, employment-at-will and other HRM-related laws. Compliance programs will also be reviewed.

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMT6018
    LEADERSHIP

    HRMT6018
    LEADERSHIP

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    This course will provide the student with the opportunity to engage in contemporary discussions of leadership, theory and personal leadership effectiveness. Course topics include what leaders do, how leaders think, and how leadership is developed and learned.

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMT6036
    PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

    HRMT6036
    PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

    Credits (Min/Max): 3/3

    Performance Management is the process through which managers ensure that employee's activities and outputs contribute to the organization's goals. The student will learn how to design and use performance management systems to help the organization meet business objectives, link employee behaviors to organizational goals, and create administrative systems that provide information for day-to-day decisions such as salary and benefits administration, the development of training programs, and decisions regarding retention and termination.

    PREREQUISITES:

    Graduate Students Only

  • HRMTxxxx

    HRMTxxxx

    Credits (Min/Max): /

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