Program Overview

The New York University - School of Continuing and Professional Studies offers an online Graduate Certificate in Benefits and Compensation. The advanced studies aims to prepare human resource managers to impact an organization's effectiveness by developing and retaining talent, formulating performance management systems and designing competitive compensation plans.

The 18 credit hour program is comprised of six courses: two required courses, and four elective courses from the M.S. in Human Resources Management and Development program. The program is designed to parallel the models endorsed by WorldatWork, which is the certifying body for the Certified Compensation Professional, the Certified Benefits Professional, the Global Remuneration Professional, the Work-Life Certified Professional, the Certified Sales Compensation Professional, and the Certified Executive Compensation Professional.

Graduates of the certificate may use this knowledge when pursuing higher positions within a current career or as the foundation for the M.S. in Human Resources Management and Development. Upon successful completion of the certificate program, graduates should be able to analyze organizational issues with critical thinking skills, create and apply solutions with the most beneficial and effective human capital available.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    School Overview

    Secretary of the Treasury for both Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Albert Gallatin had a vision to establish an educational center in New York City. In 1831, New York University was founded and first educated 158 students. Today, the private, not-for-profit University incorporates 18 schools and colleges at various locations in Manhattan, in addition to satellite campuses in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America. Students from across the United States and from more than 130 foreign countries attend New York University.

    New York houses online opportunities for students through the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Founded in 1934, NYU-SCPS offers undergraduate, graduate, and noncredit programs for career-driven students. Students can choose from graduate degree and certificate programs.


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