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Online Graduate Certificate

Strategic Human Resource Management

Strategic Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate
AT A GLANCE
  • 15 credits
  • Transfer up to 3 credits
  • All courses available online
TUITION
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
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Master management skills and best practices with a human resource management certificate.

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.

Courses

Total Credits Required: 15

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 three 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.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

Program Highlights

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

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Experience Recommended for Success

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

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