Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate

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Program at a Glance
  • Explore the topics of employee recruitment; employee training and development; compensation and reward systems; and employment law.
  • Gain specialized knowledge to pursue an entry-level position in human resources.
  • Prepare for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam.*
COURSE EFFORT 18 Hours a Week
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Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate Overview

Earn a Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate and gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to change career paths and enter the ever-evolving industry of human resources.

At Purdue Global, you can enjoy the convenience and flexibility of online learning. This human resource management certificate program offers a targeted curriculum designed to enhance your professional knowledge.

You will explore:

  • Employee training and development
  • Employment law
  • Methods for developing a compensation strategy
  • Strategic approaches to human resource management

See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.

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

Admissions Requirements

To enroll in the Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate, you must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Refer to the University Catalog or speak to an Advisor to learn more.

Purdue University Global Is Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission

This accreditation covers all academic programs, all regional locations, and all programs provided via distance education. For more information, please visit or call 800-621-7440.

Career Opportunities

This program can help you develop the specialized knowledge to pursue entry-level roles in the field of human resources.

Earning an online certificate in human resources can also help you prepare for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam.*

Interested in Earning a Master's Degree?

Purdue Global offers the following career-focused master’s degrees:

ExcelTrackTM MBA
MS in Accounting
MS in Finance
MS in Management and Leadership

This postbaccalaureate certificate program includes five courses designed to provide specialized knowledge in the field of human resources.

Sample Courses
  • Employment and Staffing
  • Employee Training and Development
  • Compensation
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
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Credit Breakdown
  • Total Credits30

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Maine residents will pay $420.00 per credit for all graduate programs, with the exception of the Doctor of Nursing Practice. Tuition does not include University fees and associated program fees. View tuition and fee information or contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

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*Students are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass 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.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement.