Certificate in Human Resource Management

About Our Certificate

The Certificate in Human Resource Management (HRM) will introduce students to many aspects in the field of talent management. Through the certificate's required coursework and internship, students gain vital skills as well as knowledge of current best practices in workforce planning and employee relations.

Human Resource Management (HRM) is a specialized management track for those interested in helping employees meet professional goals and organizations optimize employee talent in order to directly enhance business results. Organizations can rise and fall on the quality and motivation of their employees. Therefore, human resource managers are essential in having the ability to directly impact their firm’s success. The completion of this certificate program will serve as tangible evidence of a strong background in human resource management for potential employers.

Students who finish the 15 credit-hour curriculum with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA will receive the Certificate in Human Resource Management upon completion of their bachelor's degree.

 

Careers in Human Resource Management

  • Talent and Culture Manager
  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Employee Experience Manager
  • Workforce Analytics Professional
  • Talent Acquisition Leader
  • Benefits Manager
  • Pension Specialist
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Chief HR Officer

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE?

This certificate program is available to all University of Missouri students.

 

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REQUIRED COURSES

(6 CREDIT HOURS)

Introduction to strategies and best practices in attracting, retaining, developing, and compensating employees.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000
  • Course offered in the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

Examines theoretical constructs and research findings on human behavior in work organizations such as businesses, especially individual differences, dyadic relations and small group behavior.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000
  • Course offered in the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.

 

ELECTIVE COURSES

 (6 CREDIT HOURS) - CHOOSE TWO

Discuss elements of diversity including race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and age, among others, as these impact effective management in the workplace through a variety of workplace performance-related outcomes. Explore ways to contribute to, learn from, and benefit from a more diverse and inclusive work environment. Examine methods of optimizing human performance and potential in organizations. Create personal action plan to increase awareness, knowledge, skills and global perspective relative to diversity and inclusion.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000
  • Course offered in the Spring and Fall semesters

Focuses on management of people in global organizations- especially for-profit enterprises. Topics include differences across countries in recruitment and selection, training and development, leadership and motivation, compensation, cross-cultural negotiation, and employment relations. The use of expatriates and host country nationals as managers is contrasted. Challenges involved in repatriating expatriates and their families after lengthy terms of service in foreign countries are explored.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000
  • Students should check with their advisor on when this course is offered.

Analysis and evaluation of legal and administrative regulations of terms of employment; Fair Labor Standards, discriminatory practices, safety and health regulations, other regulations.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite: Restricted to College of Business students ONLY during early registration. Other students may register after early registration, provided there is space available. No permissions/overrides will be given for this class once it fills.
  • Students should check with their advisor on when this course is offered.

Based upon behavioral science concepts and research findings directed toward understanding and explaining human behavior within organizations. Case studies, individual or team projects.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite: MANGMT 4030. Restricted to College of Business students ONLY during early registration. Other students may register after early registration, provided there is space available. No permissions/overrides will be given for this class once it fills.
  • Students should check with their advisor on when this course is offered.

Examines the empirical research and theory relating to the effect of compensation administration systems upon employee satisfaction and performance. Analysis of financial compensation systems and benefit programs in use in modern organizations.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MANGMT 4020. Restricted to College of Business students ONLY during early registration. Other students may register after early registration, provided there is space available. No permissions/overrides will be given for this class once it fills.
  • Course offered in the Fall semester only

 

Advanced studies in selected administrative and technical policies, practices in employee relations, with individual and group project work, research. Focuses on policy issues, research findings, advanced techniques.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite: MANGMT 4020. Restricted to College of Business students ONLY during early registration. Other students may register after early registration, provided there is space available. No permissions/overrides will be given for this class once it fills.
  • Students should check with their advisor on when this course is offered.

Provides a comprehensive understanding of leadership development within the corporate environment. Examines causes and outcomes of different styles of leadership that are designed to fit the needs of individuals and/or specific situations.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000
  • Students should check with their advisor on when this course is offered.

 

Content, negotiation, administration of collective labor agreements and settlement of disputes.

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000. Restricted to College of Business students ONLY during early registration. Other students may register after early registration, provided there is space available. No permissions/overrides will be given for this class once it fills.
  • Course offered in the Spring semester only

Provides a comprehensive understanding of the processes of change in the corporate environment. Examines antecedents of change such as acquisitions, mergers, technology and new leadership as well as approaches to managing change using tools from organization development (OD).

Course Details:

  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: MANGMT 3000
  • Students should check with their advisor on when this course is offered.

INTERNSHIP COURSE

(3 CREDIT HOURS)

Students must complete three credit hours of a supervised internship from the following choices:

  • BUS_AD 4500: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - INTERNSHIP
  • MANGMT 4940 : PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

**BUS_AD 4500 and MANGMT 4940 are both offered in the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. If a student has already completed BA 4500 with an internship that does not meet the HRM-related setting requirement of this certificate program, that individual would be advised to register for 3 credit hours under MANGMT 4940 for an internship that would qualify.

The internship must consist of:

  • A minimum of 120 hours on-the-job experience AND
  • HRM-Related Activities 

**Internships that qualify for this certificate will need to be approved by the Program Director as a part of the application process. All majors should contact the Undergraduate Certificate Administrator regarding the internship component.

Please submit the application no later than the cut-off date in the semester of your graduation:

  • Spring - May 1
  • Summer - July 31
  • Fall - December 1

CONTACT US

Undergraduate Certificate Administrator

Halsey Lecure

HRM Certificate Director

Daryl Smith