Human Resources Management

Certificate in Human Resources Management

‌Working in this exciting and growing field, you are a link between management and an organizations most valuable asset – its people. Human Resources professionals are at the pulse of most businesses. To succeed in this field, it is important to have a solid understanding of the framework guiding human resources related decisions. The basic Human Resources Management professional certificate program provides you with this crucial knowledge. You can take what you learn and apply it in business organizations within the for-profit, nonprofit, and/or government sectors.

This program was developed under the tutelage of highly professional and respected practitioners in the field, and provides the essentials for a thorough understanding of the principles and realities of day-to-day human resources activities.

Program Benefits

The program provides students with a solid foundational knowledge of Human Resources Management, such as the importance of diverse business roles within Human Resources, challenges facing today’s human resources professionals, and the laws governing workforce practices. Students will explore the topics foundational to the Human Resources field, including:

  • State and Federal Labor Laws
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Performance Management
  • Compensation
  • Employee Relations
  • Employee Development
  • Harassment
  • Benefits
  • Cost Control
  • Reporting
  • Health and Safety
  • Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Provide diversified insights into the field of Human Resources Management
  • Show the relationship of HR to other operating departments of an organization
  • Explain the progression and expansion of the field in relation to social, economic and political factors in the United States
  • Conduct regular discussions of HR issues from a practical, hands-on and interactive approach

This courses provides the student with significant amounts of information about Human Resources to create a truly basic understanding of the field.

Spring 2018 Enrollment Is Open

This are highly popular courses.  Enroll early to avoid being wait listed for the course. 

Human Resources Management Certificate, Classroom Version (Tuition $699)

Human Resources Management Certificate, Online Webinar* Version  (Tuition $979)

Attend class and talk with your instructor and classmates in a highly interactive webinar held weekly.

Textbook

Human Resources Management, Fifteenth Edition.  Authors are Mathis, Jackson, Valentine, Meglich. 

Receiving a Certificate

Upon successful completion of the 12-week Human Resources Management Certificate course, you will submit a request to receive the certificate document from Loyola Marymount University.  Successful completion of the course means you receive a grade of "B-" or better.  There is no cost involved in submitting the request. 

General Information

Course and program requirements, schedules and tuition are subject to change; and additional fees may be incurred for books and materials. Click here to review all policies prior to enrollment. For additional information, contact LMU Extension at (310) 338-1971 or acc@lmu.edu.

  • Registration + Fees

    Due to high demand for this program, three options to participate in the course will be offered in the Fall 2017 Extension term:

    ON CAMPUS (WEDNESDAY NIGHTS)

    Begins: September 6, 2017. Register

    Course No.: INRX 800.01
    Tuition: $670


    ON CAMPUS (THURSDAY NIGHTS)

    Begins: September 21, 2017. Register

    Course No.: INRX 800.02
    Tuition: $670


    ONLINE (MONDAY NIGHTS)

    Begins: October 2, 2017. Register

    Course No.: INRX 825.01
    Tuition: $940

  • Schedule

    ON CAMPUS (WEDNESDAY NIGHTS)

    Schedule
    12 Class Meetings
    Wednesdays, September 6 – November 27, 2017 (no class Nov 22)
    6-9:30 p.m.

    Location
    LMU Westchester Campus
    1 LMU Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90045


    ON CAMPUS (THURSDAY NIGHTS)

    Schedule
    12 Class Meetings
    Thursdays, September 21 – December 4, 2017 (no class Nov 23)
    6-9:30 p.m.

    Location
    LMU Westchester Campus
    1 LMU Drive
    Los Angeles, CA 90045


    ONLINE (MONDAY NIGHTS)

    Schedule
    12 Class Meetings
    Mondays, October 2 – December 18, 2017
    6-9:30 p.m.

    Location
    Classes are held live via Webcast. Students must have access to the internet via a computer with both microphone and video capability and using headphones with a microphone. Click here for technology and connectivity requirements.

  • Faculty
  • Program Requirements

    Students must complete a total of 4.0 semester hours in coursework with a letter grade of 'B-' or higher in each course to receive a certificate of completion. Please refer to the course catalog for required text, class meeting location, and other general information.

    Coursework: INRX 800/825

  • Course Descriptions

    INRX 800/825
    Human Resources Management
    4.0 Semester Hours

    This comprehensive course covers all major areas of HR Management: state and federal labor laws, recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation, employee relations, harassment, benefits, cost control, reporting, health/safety, and labor relations and collective bargaining. Open to all interested in advancing their career in human resources management.