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Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management & Development

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Development raises awareness of the important skills involved in effective Human Resource management and how it can strengthen a company and its workforce.  Graduates understand how to hire individuals that will support the company, offer proper benefits and compensation, maintain a positive relationship with employees and coworkers, and design and implement training programs to give the work place a competitive edge.  Those who will benefit the most from this program are front-line managers who oversee work groups; Human Resource administrators, recruiters, and specialists; training and development professionals; and others interested in entering the Human Resource management field.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of full-time managerial experience in a supervisory role
  • Preferred 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.