Human Resources Management

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Location: Anywhere

Why Human Resources Management?

This comprehensive Graduate Certificate program is designed to enhance students' understanding and experience in Human Resources Management and prepare them to advance in their field.

In today's multifaceted organizations, human resource professionals must respond to the growing challenges of regulatory compliance, complex benefit plans, and training and motivating employees. This innovative online program is designed to give students a full introduction to the principles, strategies, and techniques of human resources management. The program will foster a deep understanding of organizational development and effective change management; workforce planning and strategic recruitment; and training and performance management. 

Major topics include organizational and human resources development; recruiting, training, and performance management; compensation; and the rights and obligations of employees and employers. The online Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management culminates with a final course in effective change management—an important skill in today’s dynamic and demanding employment environment.


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Unique Features

  • HRM credits from this certificate can be applied toward any degree
  • Boston is a hub for healthcare, education, finance, business, biotechnology, and the life sciences
  • Offers special focus for participants in effective change management
  • Courses taught by experienced human resources professionals

Unique Transfer Credit Opportunities

About the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Opportunities: 

Why consider a graduate degree from Northeastern University? We recognize the knowledge and HR competencies demonstrated by those who have earned their SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification through the Society of Human Resource Management. As a result, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential-holders have the unique opportunity to accelerate through a Northeastern University Graduate Certificate Program by applying this credential in exchange for transfer credit.  

Successful applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management:

  • Will receive 3 quarter hours of transfer credit - a 17% savings in tuition - for HRM 6015 Introduction to Human Resources Management.

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What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management Core Requirements

Required Courses (3-6 q.h.)

HRM 6015 Introduction to Human Resources Management
(waived for students with HR experience)
3 q.h.
HRM 6025 Workforce Analytics 3 q.h.

Electives

Students who take HRM 6015 select four elective courses; students waived out of HRM 6015 select five elective courses.

HRM 6005 - Creating a High-Performance Organization: Strategic Organizational and HRM Choices
3.00
HRM 6010 - Compensation and Benefits
3.00
HRM 6020 - Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
3.00
HRM 6030 - The Employment Contract
3.00
HRM 6042 Strategic Workforce Planning 3 q.h.
HRM 6047 Managing the Employee Lifecycle 3 q.h.
HRM 6050 Employee Engagement  3 q.h. 
HRM 6060  Organizational Design  3 q.h. 
HRM 6070  Global Human Resources Management  3 q.h. 

Did You Know?

The field of Human Resource Management is projected to grow by 9% between 2014 and 2024, faster than the national average for other positions (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016). 

Stackable Certificate:

Credits earned completing this certificate can be applied towards the MS in Leadership.

Average Time to Completion

1-1.5 Years

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer
Winter