Human Resource Management Certificate

Chart a new career path or build on existing skills… with a new 9-month certificate in Human Resource Management offered by Central Penn College.

Develop Your Full Potential

Human resources (HR) departments are critical to organizational success. Human Resource Management professionals recruit, screen, interview and hire personnel. They also perform essential functions involving employee relations, organizational culture, compensation and benefits, and training.

A New 9-Month Certificate Program

  • 18 Credits
  • 9 Months
  • Fully online
  • High-demand career

What You Will Learn

The Human Resource Management certificate program will teach how to…

  • Select, motivate and develop workers.
  • Understand the legal, regulatory and ethical issues related to HR management.
  • Evaluate strategies aimed at promoting organizational effectiveness.
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Principles of Management
Human Resources
Health, Safety and Security
Recruitment, Selection and Placement
Evaluation and Assessment
Training and Development

Careers in this field include

  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Assistant / Specialist
  • Compensation and Benefits Specialist
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Social and Community Specialist
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Payroll Specialist

People who thrive in this field

  • Proactive
  • Adaptive
  • Empathetic
  • Accountable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Customer-friendly
  • Problem-solver
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Multi-tasker
  • Enjoys working with others
  • Strong communicator

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“HR professionals are a key component of organizational success. The Human Resource Management certificate will enable students to take the next step in their professional career.”

– Ben Lipschutz, Dean, School of Business and Professional Studies

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