Online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Help Organizations Build Stronger Workforces

Get to Know Our Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Our online Graduate Certificate in Human Resources management can help you enhance your abilities in key areas such as team building, employment law, human capital management and managing human dynamics. Our experienced faculty can help you master the theory and practice behind business management techniques so you can pursue your personal and professional goals.

While the Human Resources Management Certificate can be earned as a standalone credential, you can also transfer some of your qualifying credits towards our master’s degree programs.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management in as little as 1 year*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.



What You'll Learn

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management covers the following:

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    Performance Measurement

    Create metrics to analyze organizational performance and inform improvement initiatives and strategically design objectives resulting in the efficient use of technology, human capital, organizational culture, leadership, workforce planning and talent management.
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    Strategic HR Management

    Synthesize the role of HR management and contribute to the progression and achievement of an organization’s strategic plan through partnership.
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    Human Resources Leadership

    Analyze and demonstrate an ability to implement and oversee middle to senior level Human Resource Management (HRM) functions, including change management, employment regulatory concerns and employee legal matters.

Cert To Master's

At Keller, our programs are stackable, which can be of significant value to you. With a graduate certificate, you can earn a valuable credential with less time and tuition – and credits apply directly to your master’s degree1. This stackable model allows you to choose the building-blocks you need to fit your career and earn two credentials in one.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with our Human Resource Management certificate may consider careers such as:

  • Benefits Coordinator

  • Human Resources Generalist (HR Generalist)

  • Human Resources Assistant (HR Assistant)

  • Workforce Services Representative (WSR)

Program Courses

Specialization Coursework

ACCT500 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
HRM530 Human Resource and Technology
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM593 Employment Law
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior

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Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
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1Number of credits and courses vary by program. See catalog for complete details.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.