Program Overview

The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia offers a Certificate in Human Resources Management. The curriculum includes 30 credits comprising 10 courses. The program can be completed in 18 months if students take two classes per term, and it is offered completely online. This certificate program may be ideal for individuals who want to build their credentials in human resource management.

The curriculum encompasses essential topics of: organizational management, organizational development, and legal and ethical issues. The elective courses are designed so that students may specialize in specific areas and hone their communication skills. The required courses include the following: Management of Organizations, Human Resource Management, Organizational Change & Development, Human Behavior in Organizations, Legal & Ethical Issues in Human Resources, and Strategic Human Resources Management.

The remaining credit hours are to be completed with four electives. The elective choices include the following: Recruiting, Placement, Performance Appraisal & Outplacement; Compensation & Benefits; Employee Development; Business Communication; Current Topics in Human Resources; and Managing the Training Function.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree:

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    Individuals with a high school diploma or equivalent are invited to apply.

    School Overview

    The University of Virginia, commonly referred to as UVA, is a public research university that was founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States. Jefferson, who is known as the father of the university was UVA’s first president, and served on the universities original governing board, which was known as the Board of Visitors, along with James Monroe and James Madison.

    UVA offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, as well as educational specialist and professional degrees. The university’s schools and colleges include:

    • Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
    • College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    • Curry School of Education
    • Darden School of Business
    • Mcintyre School of Commerce
    • School of Architecture
    • School of Continuing and Professional Studies
    • School of Engineering and Applied Science
    • School of Law
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Nursing
    • College at Wise


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