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Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

Earn a Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate from Purdue Global and gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to change career paths and enter the ever-evolving industry of human resources.* If you already hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, our Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate program can offer you a convenient route to pursue a new career in human resources.

At Purdue Global, enjoy the convenience and flexibility of online learning. This professional certificate program offers targeted study designed to enhance your professional expertise and help you stand out to future employers.

The postbaccalaureate human resources program consists of a minimum of 30 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate from Purdue Global.

Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program Highlights

The online Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate’s curriculum provides you with the opportunity to:

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to pursue an entry-level position in human resources
  • Explore the topics of employee recruitment; employee training and development; compensation and reward systems; and employment law
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Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Purdue University Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

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What are the Career Opportunities?

This program is designed to provide you with specialized knowledge to seek entry-level employment in the field of human resources. Earning a postbaccalaureate certificate in human resources could help you prepare for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam.

Prepare for Future Studies

Qualified credits earned in fulfillment of this certificate may be applied toward the requirements of certain Purdue Global degree programs. When the time is right, come back and earn your degree online at Purdue Global.

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How Do I Get Started?

Purdue Global offers multiple start dates, giving you greater flexibility with your education, life, and work schedules. Certain start dates may not be available at all ground locations; speak with an advisor for additional information.

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What Courses Will I Take?

This postbaccalaureate certificate program is designed to focus on specialized knowledge in the field of human resources. Each Purdue Global business graduate certificate is composed of four or five courses. This program consists of the following courses:

  • Strategic Project Selection and Initiation
  • Project Planning and the Project Plan
  • Project Execution With Monitoring and Control
  • Project Close-Out, Ethics, and Professional Responsibilities
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Program Requirements
  • Core Credits30
  • Total Credits30

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

Tuition and Fees

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Online, Rockville, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin

$371.00 cost per credit
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Tuition does not include University fees and associated program fees. View tuition and fee information or contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

Indiana resident military veterans: tuition for online undergraduate degree and certificate programs is $220.00 per quarter credit hour.


Helpful Information

Whether you are on your way up the corporate ladder or just getting started, our degree programs and certificates could help you prepare to take your career to a higher level.

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NOTES AND CONDITIONS

Note: This program is not eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.

* Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Human Resources Specialists, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/human-resources-specialists.htm. National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

† Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.

Although certain programs at Purdue Global are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, the University cannot guarantee the student will be eligible to sit for or pass those exams. In some cases, work experience, additional coursework beyond the Purdue Global program, fieldwork, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams. Students should research the requirements in the state in which they intend to seek employment.