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Professional Certificate Human Resource Management (Online)

Colorado Mesa University

The Human Resource Management Certificate is designed to prepare students to practice HR Management in a variety of organizations. The curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK). Students will gain technical HR knowledge and expertise to demonstrate mastery of critical HR functions including: HR Strategic Planning, Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement & Retention, Training and Development, Total Rewards, Structure of the HR Function, Organizational Effectiveness & Development, Workforce Management. HR in the Global Context, Diversity & Inclusion, Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, and U.S. Employment Law & Regulations.

Throughout the program, students will be given opportunities to participate in hands-on learning activities. The program can be completed in one year and can be completed fully online or as a hybrid of on-campus and online courses.

For more information on what you can do with this major, visit Career Services’ What to Do with a Major? resource.

All CMU certificate graduates are expected to demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking, communication fluency, quantitative fluency, and specialized knowledge/applied learning. In addition to these campus‐wide student learning outcomes, graduates of this major will be able to:

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
2 years


Jan 2025

Start Month

Dec 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • January 2025

Mode of Study

  • Online