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Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate

Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate

Course Delivery

100% online

Total Credits


Approximate Tuition Cost



AACSB, International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

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Program Overview

The Human Resource Management graduate certificate allows students to gain specialized knowledge in the human resources domain. Topics offered include employee selection and appraisal, performance management and compensation, global human resources, leadership, and organizational change, and current issues.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate effective human resource management and leadership ability when presented with a human resource-related dilemma or opportunity
  • Identify and analyze human resource concerns that affect business decisions
  • Create and communicate value for all stakeholders in the organization
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal issues related to human resource management

Accreditation: This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Program Structure

  • 14 minimum credits
  • 5 courses

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score
    • Minimum 110 Duolingo English Test Score

For more information about graduate admission, please visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admission, visit the Office of Global Education’s admission website.

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Important Dates


Classes Begin

Spring 2023 Semester


Classes Begin

Summer 2023 Semester


Consists of just 5 MIS courses including Human Resource Management and a choice of a minimum of 4 certificate electives from an approved list.

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Tuition and Fees

Ohio Residents Non-Ohio Residents
Per Credit Hour Per 2-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Per 2-Credit Course Approximate Tuition Cost
$549.90 $1,649.70 $7,700 $559.90 $1,679.70 $7,800

An additional Distance Learning fee for all students enrolled in a distance learning course is $15 per credit hour.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

*Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

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