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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Resources Certificate

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Program Description

This certificate is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of Human Resources. Individuals looking to enter the field, as well as those looking to advance within the profession, will gain a broad understanding of the core functions of Human Resources within an organization. The curriculum is designed and taught by Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM®) certified professionals to align with the SHRM® competency model and culminates with SHRM® certification preparation.

*Coursework and/or program completion does not substitute for or waive exam eligibility requirements as required by SHRM®.

For More Information Contact:
School of Business and Information Technology
Southeast Campus: (918) 595-7639

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Develop a comprehensive human resources strategy that aligns with an organizational strategy.
  • Implement employee performance measures that support organizational strategy.
  • Design organizational training programs and implementation frameworks.
  • Create a compensation and benefit program that attracts, retains, and motivates the organizational workforce.
  • Develop a recruiting and staffing process that attracts, retains, and motivates qualified talent.
  • Prepare an organizational compliance program that promotes a healthy and safe working environment.
  • Construct communication strategies that effectively engage the organizational workforce.


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Student Organizations

Business majors are encouraged to join Phi Beta Lambda where you will network with other business students and gain additional business skills outside of the classroom.  For more information, speak to any business faculty or stop by the Student Life office on campus.

Certificate Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Human Resources Certificate Program Map.  

Total Credit Hours: 21

NOTE: A student may substitute current certification in PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) for the course HRES 2113 - Principles of Human Resources  . (PHR or SPHR exams will not substitute for any other HRES courses).

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