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Strategic Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The graduate certificate program in strategic human resource management is designed to help you gain practical, management-level experience in the theory, research, knowledge, and procedures used by HR executives, generalists, and specialists— and earn a credential that can help you stand out. The curriculum is designed to give you practical skills so you can become a strong decision maker and manager in any HR setting.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

Take the following four required courses:


  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 620)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 630)

Choose one of the following courses:


  • (3 Credits, HRMD 640)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 651)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 665)

Take these courses in the order listed.

Career Preparation

This certificate is designed to help prepare you to move up the ranks in the HR field.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have a background in human resources or management and strong writing and analytical skills.

Total Program Credits
15
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Leadership & Management
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online graduate certificate program in leadership and management at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help you prepare to become a leader in the workforce. With a curriculum developed in conjunction with top employers, you'll gain a foundation in management theory, organizational development, and the management of change, as well as skills in decision-making, communication, strategic planning, leadership in diverse environments, and more.

Program Highlights

This program is designed to provide you with the skills and leadership ability to navigate a variety of workplaces. You'll gain a foundation in organizational and management theory as well as skills in decision making, communication, strategic planning, and coaching and managing others.

Required Courses

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
    (This course (or
    (3 Credits, MGMT 610) must be taken within the first 6 credits.)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 610)

  • (3 Credits, HRMD 650)
Career Preparation

This program is designed for those who need a strong foundation in principles of management to move ahead in their organizations.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend you have strong writing and analytical skills.

Total Program Credits
12
Transfer Credits
Up to 3
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Foundations in Business Analytics
Graduate Certificate

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


With an online business analytics graduate certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll master a combination of technical and business disciplines to help you become a valuable data analyst with strong career potential. Learn how to manage and manipulate data and make strategic data-driven recommendations to influence business outcomes.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Courses must be taken in the order listed.

Initial Requirement


  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, DATA 610)

  • (6 Credits, DATA 620)
Career Preparation

This certificate is designed to help you prepare for work in database design, data warehousing, data mining, data modeling, and predictive analytics.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend a background in software programming and statistics. If you do not have demonstrated experience or prior coursework in programming, you may be required to complete additional coursework. If you have not taken programming courses, we strongly recommend you take
(0 Credits, UCSP 635) and
(0 Credits, UCSP 636) or equivalent. If you lack a background in statistics, you must take
(0 Credits, UCSP 630) or equivalent. We recommend
(0 Credits, UCSP 605) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
12
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
Tuition Per Credit
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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