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Human Resources Certificate

Human Resources Certificate

Understanding the human side of business is key to a holistic organization.

Human resource managers must take the lead in guiding the organization to treat all employees fairly and justly while being responsible to shareholders. Students who earn a certificate in Human Resources at Ursuline College achieve proficiency in general business and human resource competencies. The combination provides critical thinking skills that fuel the empathetic manager. Because an interdisciplinary background is important in this field, a combination of coursework in business, management and psychology, along with the human resources curriculum, is provided.

Gainful Employment

Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs. A “Gainful Employment” program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  Ursuline College currently offers some certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition. Information about this certificate program, including related occupations, graduation rate, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rate and other pertinent facts is available on the following document(s):

 

Understanding the human side of business is key to a holistic organization.

Human resource managers must take the lead in guiding the organization to treat all employees fairly and justly while being responsible to shareholders. Students who earn a certificate in Human Resources at Ursuline College achieve proficiency in general business and human resource competencies. The combination provides critical thinking skills that fuel the empathetic manager. Because an interdisciplinary background is important in this field, a combination of coursework in business, management and psychology, along with the human resources curriculum, is provided.

Gainful Employment

Federal regulations require institutions to disclose to prospective and current students certain information about Gainful Employment Programs. A “Gainful Employment” program is a certificate program that leads to gainful employment in a recognized occupation.  Ursuline College currently offers some certificate programs that meet the Gainful Employment definition. Information about this certificate program, including related occupations, graduation rate, median loan debt for program completers, on-time completion rate and other pertinent facts is available on the following document(s):

 

The Human Resources Certificate emphasizes the specific competencies necessary to obtain a job in the human resources field. The private sector accounts for the majority of the salaried jobs, which include administrative and support services, professional, scientific, technical services, manufacturing, health care and social assistance, and finance and insurance firms. The Government also employs human resources practitioners as managers and specialists. They handle recruitment, interviewing, job classification, training, salary administration, benefits, employee relations, and other matters related to public employees.

Students who complete a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Human Resources may find opportunities for employment in the following positions:

  • Director of Human Resources
  • Employment and Placement Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Employer Relations Representative
  • Occupational Analyst Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analyst
  • Employee Benefits Manager
  • Employee Assistance Plan Managers
  • Training and Development
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Officers
  • Director of Industrial Relations
  • Conciliators, Mediators, and Arbitrators
  • Affirmative Action Coordinator
  • Labor Relations Specialist

 

Take the following classes to fulfill the requirements for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Human Resources:

  • BU 330  – Human Resources Management
  • BU 335  – Compensation
  • BU 430  – Labor Relations
  • BU 435 – Current Topics in Human Resources
  • HR 140  – Introduction to HR & Workforce
  • PH 355 – Business Ethics

Read course descriptions and learn about additional requirements and options in the Course Catalog.

 

Anthony Cafarelli, PhD, Department Chair

Sheri Mazurek, Adjunct Faculty

Suzette Silk, Adjunct Faculty

 

 

 

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