Human Resource Management

Advanced Certificate

Empire State University

  • Designated As
    Plus Program
  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • Degree Level
    Advanced Certificate
  • Contact Us
    518-587-2100 ext. 2429

Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management from Empire State College provides students with a strong foundation to advance within the evolving HR profession, with coursework in: staffing issues, selection issues, developing internal talent, succession planning, integrating staffing activities with diversity and, equal employment opportunity initiatives, total rewards systems, compensation structure and systems, benefit programs, compensation and benefits legislation. 

The graduate certificate is in complete alignment with the professional competencies outlined by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), accepted globally as the highest professional standard for the practice of human resources.

What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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