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Human Resource Management
Graduate Certificate in Business

The online human resource management graduate certificate from Capella can boost your understanding of the principles and practices of the human resources profession. You’ll develop HR skills and knowledge to meet organizational needs, covering everything from effective onboarding and training practices and employee retention to ethical management and employment law. Your coursework will help you find new ways to meet the challenges and demands you may encounter on the job. 

Specialized for HR professionals

Gain comprehensive knowledge of human resources principles and practices that can help you excel in your profession. 

Aligned to industry standards

We partner with employers and the Capella School of Business, Technology and Health Care Administration Advisory Board to design programs that align to industry standards. 

Refine your knowledge

Develop a strategic perspective to help guide human resource decisions and grow organizational effectiveness.

Classes start October 7

Apply today with no application fee.

At a glance

  • 100% Online
  • 4 Core courses

Apply your credits toward a master’s degree.

By earning your graduate certificate in human resource management from Capella University, you may have already completed more than a third of the work toward earning a master’s in human resource management.

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Beyond the Internship: How to Gain Experience in Human Resources

Internships are a traditional point of entry to a career in HR, but there are other ways to build experience.