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Human Resource Management Certificate

Human Resource Management Certificate

Annandale, Woodbridge

Approved for Veterans Benefits

This 126-hour certificate program provides a general overview of the dynamic and growing field of HR management. Core courses address human resource fundamentals, and provide practical techniques that can immediately be applied to the work setting. Additional elective courses are available to give you the opportunity to focus on specialized areas, enhance particular skills, and explore emerging trends in the HR management field.

To obtain the HR Management Program Certificate you must successfully complete the ten required courses and pass a short exam. Starting Summer 2015, all students, regardless of when they started the program, are required to take and pass the exam in order to get the overall HR Management Program certificate. Each course meets for 12 hours (1.2 CEUs) unless otherwise specified in the list below. Completion normally takes one to two years. All courses listed below are not offered every semester. Certificates are awarded for each individual course completed. In order to earn individual course certificates and the overall program certificate, you must attend at least 90% of the scheduled class hours for each course as well as complete all requirements set by the instructor. Questions? Call 703-323-3168.

Required Courses:

  • Principles of Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Law
  • Introduction to Employee Benefits
  • Intro to Compensation
  • Successful Recruiting, Selection & Placement (15 hrs)
  • Performance Management
  • Training & Employee Development (15 hrs)
  • HR’s Role in Organizational Development & Change Management
  • HR Compliance & Recordkeeping
  • Issues in Human Resources 

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