Earn your Human Resources Certificate at Marylhurst

Gain the knowledge and skills to master and integrate the fundamental organizational functions required to lead an organization in human resources. This 24-credit undergraduate certificate program provides coursework in sustainable leadership principles that holistically integrates the management process, organizational functions and environmental influences.

Students can earn a Human Resources Certificate while completing a BS in Business & Leadership and may apply credits earned for the certificate towards the bachelor degree requirements.

Curriculum in the Human Resources Certificate

The certificate program is split into two main sections: the core and certificate electives:

Core Certificate Courses: 20 credits

  • Human Resources for the Career-Minded Professional
  • Organizational Development
  • Creating Inclusive Trust Cultures
  • Personal Ethics in Organizations
  • Legal Issues of Managing the Organization

Certificate Electives: 4 credits
Choose from a variety of human resource and other relevant courses to earn your 4 credits:

  • Professional Development Seminars
  • Other related courses with adviser approval

Ready to Start?

For certificate programs, you are able to apply to start four times a year: fall, winter, spring and summer. Admission requirements for certificates are similar to our degree admissions requirements. If you have any questions about this certificate, connect with our Office of Admissions by requesting more information or emailing admissions@marylhurst.edu.

  • Regionally accredited university (NWCCU accredited)
  • Small classes with individual focus from our renowned faculty
  • Engaging courses with team-orientated projects and networking opportunities
  • Flexible options with diverse program focus areas
  • Many courses offered online, in the evenings or on the weekends
  • Transfer credit options and prior-learning assessment (earn credit for career/life experience)

Looking for Professional Development?

Maybe taking a series of college credit courses is not what you’re looking for.  Maybe you just want a workshop, a weekend class or seminar around career-related topics. Marylhurst’s Professional Development Center offers a variety of coursework that is not-for-credit (meaning you are not pursuing a degree) and designed to enhance you as a professional.

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