Certificate in Basic Human Resource Management

Ariel M.
Ariel M. Class of 2017


Become a part of NU’s global alumni community.
The Basic Human Resource Management program includes four-week classes.
National University is San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.

Program Overview

On Campus

This program is currently not accepting applications at this time.

The Certificate in Basic Human Resource Management is designed for those who wish to gain the knowledge and skills necessary for professional and supervisory careers in the field of human resource management. The program provides a basic knowledge of the foundations of managing human resources, including recruitment, selection, retention, compensation, development, and legal compliance in the workplace. It prepares you for expanded opportunities in diverse industries. You will obtain valuable knowledge and skills in human resource management that will enable you to contribute to the ongoing process of attracting and retaining individuals who will assist in furthering an organization s interest in achieving its mission.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Comprehend the various functions of human resource management.
  • Identify and describe the stages of the human resource planning process.
  • Describe key issues in the motivation and compensation of employees.
  • Explain human resource assessment as it relates to the mission of an organization.
  • Recognize common concerns surrounding employer liability in the workplace.
  • Interpret employment laws and explain their impact on an organization.

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Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 150,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Classes

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Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

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Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

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Attend class onsite at one of over 20 campus locations across California or in Nevada.

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As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

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