Human Resources Postbaccalaureate Certificate
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.
We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.
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.
Purdue University Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
The HLC (HLCommission.org) is an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
A bachelor’s degree is required to enroll in a graduate certificate program. You will need to provide an official transcript that shows completion of your bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, though an unofficial copy may be provided during the application process. Refer to the University Catalog or speak to an Advisor to learn more.
Ways to Save
Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.
Prior Work Experience
You could earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.
Learn about federal financial grants and loan programs that may be available.
Corporate Partner Benefits
Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions.
Military Tuition Reduction
55% reduction per credit for current servicemembers, 38% per credit for veterans for undergraduate programs.
Prior Military Experience
We offer credit for ACE-evaluated training and CLEP and DANTES examinations.
International Tuition Reduction
International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction.
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What Courses Will I Take?
This postbaccalaureate certificate program includes five courses designed to provide specialized knowledge in the field of human resources.See All HR Courses
- Employment and Staffing
- Employee Training and Development
- Strategic Human Resource Management
- Total Credits30
This program can help you develop the specialized knowledge to pursue entry-level roles in the field of human resources.
Top 5 Skills Employers Are Looking for:
- Management of Personnel Resources
- Judgement and Decision Making
- Active Listening
- Reading Comprehension
Top Jobs With This Degree
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