Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management & Development
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management and Development raises awareness of the important skills involved in effective HR management and how it can strengthen a company and its workforce. The focused curriculum allows you to gain advanced skills and understanding without the time commitment required of a traditional graduate degree. Students in this online HR Management program will take five five-week courses that can also be applied toward a master’s degree.

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 workplace 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.

In addition to two core classes, you can customize the program with electives such as:

  • Managing the learning organization
  • Talent management and development
  • Developing reward and compensation systems
  • Human resources staffing
  • Managing diversity in the workplace

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Michigan State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Michigan State University is accredited by: The Broad College of Business at MSU has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1953. AACSB International Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)