Human Resources Management

The past few years have redefined the human resources industry in more ways than one. Whether you are exploring a new career in HR or have some related experience, the Certificate in Human Resources Management provides individuals and organizations an opportunity to discover, develop, and demonstrate their fullest potential through innovative learning and certification in the ever-evolving world of HR. This program is ideal for those interested in launching a new career in HR, as well as those working in the profession but looking for current subject matter knowledge.

Who Should Take This Certificate Program

  • Individuals interested in foundational knowledge in HR management and interested in taking the aPHR exam
  • HR professionals interested in skill upgrade, career mobility, and career advancement in a post COVID 19 landscape 
  • HR professionals interested in exploring emerging trends and best practices shaping the industry
  • Those looking for a new and dynamic career where they can impact the work, the worker, and the workplace

Working in this exciting and growing field you are a link between management and an organization's most valuable asset – its people.  To succeed in this field with its ever-changing body of knowledge, it is important to have a solid understanding of the framework guiding HR related decisions.  The Human Resources Management Certificate provides students with foundational knowledge and essentials skills of a successful and forward-thinking HR professional. LMU Extension has prepared HR professionals for more than 20 years and is approved by the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®)-  the premier credentialing and learning organization for the human resources profession.

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    4/8/2024 - 7/1/2024  

    6:00 PM - 9:30 PM  

    Instructor Led - Via Zoom







  • Jeanette Scott, PHR is a Human Resources Consultant for York Holmes Consulting, Inc. providing human resources services to meet the needs of employers in a variety of industries and in multi-state locations.  Jeanette has over 30 years of human resources experience working in both a corporate manufacturing setting and as well as in a consulting role and has been the instructor for the Loyola Marymount University Human Resources Management Certificate Extension course since 2011.

    Jeanette is a graduate of Webster University with a degree in Management with an emphasis on Human Resources Management.  She also maintains a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certificate Institute (HRCI).  She is an active member of the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and the Society of Human Recourses Management (SHRM).

  • INRX 800
    Human Resources Management
    4.0 Semester Hours

    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

    Working in this exciting and growing field you are a link between management and an organization's 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.

    Our Human Resources Management professional certificate program provides students 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. During the course, you will learn subject matter content included in the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) aPHR Exam. 

  • 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 textbook, class meeting location, and other general information.

    Coursework: INRX 800