CEPE's Human Resource Management Certificate Program

With over 90,700 new job openings in HR forecasted by 2020, now is the perfect time to start or advance your career.

Interested in starting or advancing your HR career? Want to help your organization strategize how to handle the aging market while attracting and retaining new talent? Attempting to navigate the health care changes and determine how they affect your company? Then join the thousands of HR professionals who have earned an HR Certificate from PSU where you can learn the answers to today's most challenging HR questions and earn HRCI credits at the same time.

6 Required Certificate Courses:Human resource management course schedule
(Below is the recommended sequence; courses may be taken in any order)

All 4 of These:

Then 2 of These:

Certificate Cost: $3774

Additional Training Option:
aPHR and PHR Exam Prep Boot Camps 

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Program Snapshot:   
6 15-hour courses (Mix of daytime, evening, and weekend options)  
Offered 3 times a year (fall, winter, and spring/summer)
Can be completed in as little as 2 terms
Must be completed within 3 years

Average weekly workload: Twitter @PSU_HR

  • 3-5 In-class group activities
  • 1-2 Readings


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Courses can be taken individually or can be applied to a certificate within a three-year limit. Courses completed outside of the three-year limit will need to be retaken to qualify for certificate completion.