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Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate

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Interested in a profession that offers career growth, an opportunity to help people, a variety of daily tasks and a robust job market? If you answered yes to any of these, a career in human resources may be the right fit for you.

The graduate certificate in human resource management covers HR essentials and is designed for anyone who has an interest in building specialized skills and earning credentials in this field. Whether you are interested in a career change or want to build upon your skills and experience, this certificate can build a solid foundation for your future goals.

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions and additional information about the curriculum can be found in the University catalog.

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management Curriculum

Students will complete 12 credit hours including:

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Staffing and Development

Schedule and Class Participation

Classes meet on weeknight evenings and students choose how to participate with three options for attending classes: in-person, in real-time online or by watching a recording. All three options can be utilized throughout the program based on the most convenient option for your schedule. This format enables you to balance a busy schedule and earn a credential in less time than a traditional MBA or other master's program.

Stackable Certificates

If you're interested in earning your MBA but don't have the time to commit to a full program, our stackable certificates allow you to earn credits toward an MBA degree and earn micro-credentials along the way.

Learn more about stackable certificates

Tuition, Fees & Financial Aid


Ready to take the next step and learn more about graduate business certificate programs at BW? Submit the form below or contact Carmen Castro-Rivera at (440) 826-3331 or today.