Enhance your skills as an HR professional with the Human Resource Management Certificate program.

Based on the body of knowledge defined by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this online certificate program is designed to help take your HR skills to the next level.

Take the First Step

Get in touch with any questions or submit a simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

Median salary of human resource managers

Program Length

9 credits/3 courses/15 weeks


  • Online

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • HR professionals looking to improve their leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Professionals who want to take a step toward earning an MBA or MS in Business with a human resource specialization.
  • Business managers and owners seeking a better understanding of HR issues.

Career Paths

  • Human Resource Director
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Compensation Specialist
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • HR Consultant

What You’ll Learn

  • The principles and laws of collective bargaining and labor relations.
  • Developing, negotiating, and managing labor contracts.
  • Using compensation as a strategic business tool.
  • How to develop and nurture talent within your organization.
  • Assessing needs and developing training programs that get results.

Program Details

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

If you are serving or have served our country, we sincerely thank you. Our military services office is here to work closely with active duty, retired, reserve, and eligible family members qualified for military benefits. Learn how we can help you with the application process and review the benefits you have earned.

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The University of Mary is committed to putting your educational goals within reach. Learn what scholarships you qualify for.

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to registrar@umary.edu

Get Started Today

Apply Online