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Online International HRER Graduate Certificate

Today's increasing globalization of the economy and domestic organizations underscore the importance of a deep understanding of international human resource management. As facilities continue to open in other countries, the need for HRER practitioners who are skilled in international human resources and employment relations (IHRER) continues to grow. Penn State's IHRER certificate equips students with the tools and knowledge they will need to compete in this growing market.

Gain a comprehensive understanding of IHRER law, policy, and best practices with Penn State's 12-credit IHRER graduate certificate program.

The Penn State Difference

In this program, you will have the opportunity to study with highly regarded faculty from Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, one of the premier institutions in the world to study and work in the liberal arts disciplines.

The program is offered in partnership with the School of Labor and Employment Relations (LER) at Penn State and gives students the opportunity to learn from the same faculty who teach on campus. The School of LER faculty has an extensive range of expertise in fields such as employment and labor law, international human resources and employment relations, organizational behavior, and workforce diversity.

International HRER Curriculum: A Global Perspective

The focus of the International HRER curriculum is to explore the differences in culture, expectations, law, policies, practices, and perspectives as they apply to human resources and employment relations within multinational organizations.