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Online Undergraduate Certificate

Human Resource
Management

Human Resource Management
Undergraduate Certificate
DEGREE AT A GLANCE
  • 18 credits
  • Transfer up to 9 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
TUITION RATES
  • $318 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Develop leadership capabilities, grow your people skills, and add value to your career.

Gain the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to advance in the human resource field with the online undergraduate certificate in human resource management at University of Maryland Global Campus. You'll learn how to resolve problems in the workplace, approach employees with a sensitivity to cultural diversity, develop reward programs, and help employees reach their full potential.

Total Credits Required: 18

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 362)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 400)
  • Two supporting electives chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 365)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 464)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 465)
    • (3 Credits, HRMN 302)
    • (3 Credits, HRMN 367)
    • (3 Credits, HRMN 395)
    • (3 Credits, HRMN 406)
    • (3 Credits, HRMN 495)

Earn UMGC Credit for SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP

If you earned the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification on Jan. 1, 2017 or later, you may be able to earn up to 9 credits for courses that are required as part of UMGC’s curriculum for undergraduate human resource management programs. The certifications articulate to UMGC courses as follows:

Undergraduate Certificate in HR People Analytics:

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)

Undergraduate Certificate in Human Resource Management:

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 302)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 367)

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management:

  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 302)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 367)

These equivalencies are subject to change without notice. Contact a UMGC academic advisor at studentsfirst@umgc.edu or call (800) 888-8682 to confirm equivalency.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Undergraduate Certificate Requirements

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

Program Highlights

This program is designed to help students achieve these learning goals:

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Student Organizations

Society for Human Resource Management, UMGC Chapter

The UMGC Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management provides opportunities to network with other students, staff, and faculty who are currently working in or are interested in entering the human resource field. It is available to undergraduate and graduate students. To join, please fill out the UMGC SHRM Chapter form. Students may also join SHRM nationally at the student rate via the SHRM website (the UMGC SHRM Chapter number is 5578). UMGC students and alumni are also welcome to join the UMGC SHRM Chapter Facebook group. For more information, please email umgcshrm@umgc.edu.

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