Human Resource Management (HRM): Certificate Programs

Human Resource Management
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Human Resource Management Certificates

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Cost: $3,120 Fundamentals, $5,460 Professional

 

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What Students Say

 

Erik J. Pelayo

 

 

“I am the type of professional who is always seeking opportunities where I can learn and grow from real, experienced professionals. The high-caliber education and professional instructors at SF State have always challenged me to keep growing as a person and as a professional in the ever-competitive job market.”

Erik J. Pelayo
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Industry Stats

 

7.7%

Projected human resource specialists job growth for San Francisco from 2014 - 20241


$84,716

Median annual salary for human resource specialists in San Francisco1

 

1CA Gov: EDD Labor Market Information Division

 

 

 

About the HRM Program

 

Overview

The Human Resource Management Certificate Program teaches students how to develop staff, analyze processes and evolve workplace culture.

The program offers two certificates:

  • Human Resource Management: Fundamentals (11.2 CEU)
  • Human Resource Management: Professional (8.4 CEU)

Students may take individual courses based on professional goals (and prerequisites) or complete a full certificate.

 

Who Are Our Students?

This program serves students at many levels including those who are new to the HR field along with practicing professionals seeking career growth, and those studying for industry certifications. Find out more about our students in the Student Spotlight.

    Program Objectives

    • Explore current HR trends and practices
    • Produce plans that attract, compensate, retain and develop employees
    • Integrate the goals of the organization and the employee experience to achieve greater organizational health and an equity-based culture
    • Prepare for HR certifications

    Cost & Length of Study

    • Human Resources Management: Fundamentals Certificate
      Eight required classes completed in two years
      Cost: $3,120
    • Human Resources Management: Professional Certificate
      Choose six additional courses of interest with an additional two years for completion
      Cost: $5,460

      The HR Profession

      The Human Resource Management Program provides a foundation to effectively apply proven HR practices in attracting and retaining motivated employees in support of organizational goals. HR professionals in our programs prepare for industry certifications, learn about current trends and how to partner with leadership to create a thriving workplace culture.

      Certification

      Prepare for certification by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The College of Extended Learning is an SHRM Recertification Provider.

       

      SHRM Recertification Provider 2018