MBA alum Jenifer Wills was offered a position as human resources generalist at Camp Fire Columbia in March 2014, just as she was finishing her program in nonprofit management.
The 18-credit human resources certificate at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon, is unique in the field of human resources education. It emphasizes leadership and culture building, and you can design the coursework to meet your professional needs. Classes are offered days, evenings, weekends and online so you can choose the best fit for your schedule.
If you are looking for a human resources degree, you can pursue any bachelor's degree at Marylhurst, such as the BS in Business & Leadership, and complete the Certificate in Human Resources along the way.
Required courses include a mix of classes and seminars. Foundational courses cover the human resources basics, and a series of 1-credit professional seminars ensures you keep current with ever-changing laws and key issues in the field.
In this certificate program, you'll learn to:
- Master and integrate the organizational functions needed to be a human resources leader
- Create vision and drive change using sustainable leadership principles
- Effectively communicate in collaborative global environments
Read more about the certificate requirements.