Human Resources Management, Certificate | Online (optional) | University of California, Riverside | Riverside, United States
9 months
3675 USD/full
3675 USD/full
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Gain a thorough understanding of the most current human resources theories and then put them into practice with this Professional Certificate in Human Resources Managementat the University of California, Riverside. 


Learn how to establish policies, programs, and procedures that resolve legal or staffing issues, advise managers, create training programs and provide a wide variety of other support for your organization and its most valuable resource. Use special projects, case studies, and role-playing opportunities to dig deep into areas of particular interest to your professional or company environment with this Professional Certificate in Human Resources Management at the University of California, Riverside. 

Created in partnership with SHRM.

What You'll Learn

Examine common issues facing today's employers and the core principles of human resources management, including:

  • Hiring
  • Recruitment
  • Compensation
  • Supervision and retention of staff
  • Employee benefit administration
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Human resources law
  • Labor relations
  • Workers' compensation

What You Can Do With This Certificate

Positions are available in a variety of industries all over the world, and can be found in private companies, government or nonprofit organizations. They might include:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Labor Relations Coordinator
  • Payroll Manager
  • Staffing Manager
  • If you are a professional preparing for a management-level position, you will benefit from this program as well.


Endorsed by:

  • Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA), which maintains districts in Riverside, Temecula and Coachella Valley
  • Inland Empire Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Resources Management
  • Labor and Employee Relations
  • Employee Recruitment, Selection and Retention
  • Compensation Administration


Ideally suited for those who may already have human resources-related responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Human resources managers
  • Lead supervisors
  • Operations managers
  • Staffing agencies
  • Consultants and others who commonly work with staff in union or non-union environments.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • All applications must be received 12 days prior to the program start date.


15 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High school education or equivalent
  • English Proficiency: TOEFL 550; 80iBT / IELTS 6.5 / Duolingo 100

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3675 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3675 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    3675 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3675 USD for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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