The 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Human Resources Management provides you with great flexibility to complete your course work at times and places most convenient for you, combined with a highly relevant, comprehensive curriculum taught by faculty with world-class expertise. You can obtain this online graduate certificate in one year.

The certificate program in public sector human resources management requires taking four online courses (12 credits) including two required and two elective courses.

Required Courses

P ADM 505: Human Resources in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors
P ADM 510: Organizational Behavior

Elective Courses

P ADM 511: Organizational Change and Development
P ADM 516: Strategic Planning

 

Course List - Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Human Resources Management 

Required Courses (6 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Human Resources in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors P ADM 505 Concepts and approaches contributing to effective use of human resources in public and nonprofit organizations; legal issues and requirements. 3 credits
Organizational Behavior P ADM 510 Examination of concepts of human behavior in formal organizations, systems analysis, conceptual models, and decision processes. 3 credits
Elective Courses (6 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Organizational Change and Development P ADM 511 Theory of organizational change and development; case analysis of applications in actual situations.

Prerequisite: H ADM 510 or P ADM 510
3 credits
Strategic Planning P ADM 516 A survey of strategic planning purposes, approaches and methods, and expected outcomes in small and large organizations. 3 credits

 

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