Saint Joseph's MBA model is the first and only in Philadelphia to allow you to fully customize your experience. Our stackable, three-certificate model lets you choose two specializations in addition to a core MBA set of courses. Take them in any order, at your own pace, with the added flexibility of choosing online or on-campus options.
The human resource management certificate can also be completed as a standalone certificate independent of an MBA if you are interested in advancing your human resources knowledge. Whether you enroll in the human resources certificate on its own or stack it as part of the MBA, you will receive a certificate credential that can be added to your resume.
What is the Human Resource Management Certificate?
The human resource management certificate from Saint Joseph’s is designed by industry leaders to provide the skills and knowledge to advance your career. The curriculum centers around actions that organizations can take to create an effective and empowered workforce. Students who choose to include the human resource management certificate as part of the stackable MBA will gain additional experience in organizational development, cross-functional team leadership and strategies for business success.
MGT 550 Empowering Human Potential at Work
MHC 667 Human Resource Fundamentals
MHC 655 Workforce Diversity
MHC 560 Strategic Human Capital & Talent Management
What Can You Do with a Human Resource Management Certificate?
Individuals who have an MBA with a concentration in human resources are highly sought after by employers. Students who choose to stack their MBA with a human resources certificate can pursue several career objectives, including the following:
- Human Resources Director
- Employee Relations Manager
- Communications Manager
How Will a Human Resources Certificate or MBA from Saint Joseph’s University Advance Your Career?
The stackable human resources certificate enables MBA students to develop a thorough understanding of the human resources industry. You will study organizational development, more, equipping you with the knowledge necessary to pursue a successful career in human resources.
By combining a certificate with one of the second stackable MBA certificate options listed below, you will be prepared to advance your career with the confidence needed in an ever-changing business world.
STACKABLE CERTIFICATE OPTIONS:
- Business Administration
- Applied Investment Analysis
- Corporate Financial Management
- Data Analytics
- Data Management
- Data Science
- Financial Applications in Real Estate
- Healthcare Management Stackable Certificate (MBA)
Average part-time: 2 - 4 semesters, or 6 -12 months.
The human resource management certificate is self-paced so you can take as many courses in a semester that makes sense with your schedule and goals.
|Credits||12 credits or 4 courses.|
|Spring, summer or fall.|
|Format||Online, on campus, or hybrid of both formats.|
|Tuition for 2022-2023||
$1,140 per credit hour.
Learn more about our tuition & fees.
|Stack this Certificate into Master’s Programs||The credits of the human resource management certificate can be applied towards the MBA or Strategic Human Resource Management M.S.|
|Potential Career Paths||
The human resources certificate helps prepare graduates for jobs such as:
You can enroll in this certificate with any bachelor’s degree. No business background or related experience required.
If you do not have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, you will have to take the free management foundation module requirement before your certificate courses.
The GMAT is not required for certificates. To learn more about the admission process and required materials, Graduate Admission can provide more information or answer any questions.
Scholarships, federal and state grants, loans and other types of financial aid may be available to those who qualify. Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand your options.
Note: discounts cannot be combined.
Saint Joseph’s is a Yellow Ribbon School that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.
The Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management program at Saint Joseph's University supports your aspirations to differentiate yourself from your peers with an advanced business degree that delivers crucial human capital skills that can be deployed across all areas of an organization.