Human Resource Management Certificate

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Why Study Human Resource Management? 

With a human resource management certificate, you’ll benefit from a foundational understanding of management and gain functional skills that will position you to be a force for change and innovation in any organization. 

The certificate is available for both students seeking a degree and those who do not wish to pursue a degree. 

What You'll Learn 

Our industry-leading courses equip you to strategically plan for changes in the workforce. This includes forecasting, retention and succession planning, and employee training and development. You’ll learn total compensation including base pay systems, variable pay, executive compensation and benefits. Further study into labor relations includes negotiation, grievances and agreement administration.

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Program Details

Pursuing an educational certificate equips you with the newest information and future-minded approaches to key concepts in the field, helping you unlock rising employment opportunities and paths to growth and innovation in your current role. View the required courses to earn a certificate in Human Resources Management from Columbia College.

  • Compensation & benefits 
  • Diversity in organizations 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • HR management 
  • Marketing 
  • Recruitment 
  • Staffing & performance management 
  • Training & development

Earn Your Certificate Online 

We believe in the power of online programs to help you create your future on your terms. That’s why Columbia College is a pioneer in online education, teaching classes virtually since 2000. Our students are all over the world living their real lives, holding down jobs and caring for others, while learning their way to something better. That’s why we employ high-tech virtual learning and simulation systems that ensure you receive the training and experience you need, 100% online. Because a flexible degree should have flexible options, so you can make a real difference for yourself and others, starting today.

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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