Human Resources Management

Human Resources professionals make a difference at the companies in which they work. To grow in this exciting profession takes knowing a large and ever changing body of knowledge. Through a variety of professional coursework and certificate programs, LMU Extension has assisted Human Resources managers, practitioners, and consultants in career advancement for more than 20 years.

As a HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) Approved Program Provider, LMU Extension offers coursework in a variety of HR topics, both online and on campus, during the Fall and Spring Extension terms.


Certificate Programs

Human Resources Management Certificate

‌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. The 12-week intensive Human Resources Management 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. Learn more »

Advanced Human Resources Management Certificate

Those who have prior HR management experience may elect to further their studies in the advanced program. Learn more »

Prepare for PHR/SPHR and SHRM-CP//SHRM-SCP Professional Certification Exams

Becoming certified as a human resources professional is becoming ever increasingly important if you plan to have a career in this exciting field.  Certification is a higher standard than having a certificate. A person who is certified has approval from an accredited body to use designatory letters after their name.  The letters inform employers and co-workers that you have both experience and subject matter knowledge of the field. Learn more »