Human Resource Management

Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management

The Advanced Certificate in Human Resources Management prepares professionals for human resources management and leadership roles in the private, non-profit and government sectors. The curriculum is especially well suited for those who wish to enter, or advance within human resources or personnel roles in small and medium-sized organizations, where professionals are expected to have a broad, "generalist" understanding of major human resources functions.

The 24-credit program can be completed during evenings, weekends, and Online.  The curriculum is especially well suited for those who wish to enter, or advance within human resources or personnel roles in small and medium-sized organizations, where professionals are expected to have a broad, "generalist" understanding of major human resources functions. three-credit courses completed during the last ten years may be applied toward the Certificate in lieu of equivalent required courses. All students must demonstrate computer competency or meet the requirement by completing Computer Applications (MIS 101). Students may complete an optional internship (MGMT 475) to acquire practical work experience.

Course Requirements*

 

ACCT 102 - Managerial Accounting (was listed as 260)

BADM 310 - Business Law

FIN 310 - Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning

MGMT 120 - Principles of Management

MGMT 206 - Human Resource Management (was listed as 306 and "resources")

MGMT 226 - Human Behavior in Organizations or MGMT 328 International Organizational Behavior (we added the option to take 328 as well)

MGMT 290 - Mergers and Acquisitions (replaced FIN 315 Risk Management last year)

MGMT 316 - Labor Management Relations

 

* Descriptions are available in the Course Catalog

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.

Admissions Requirements

B.A. or B.S. degree with an overall GPA of at least 2.5.

Admissions Procedures

Have official college transcripts sent to the Office of Adult & Graduate Programs. Submit a completed Advanced Certificate Application, along with a $30 application fee. Or you can also choose to apply online for free

Events

Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

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