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Affordability and Credibility

UHCL's College of Business provides an affordable solution for those seeking an online option to enhancing their human resource management credentials, without having to commit to a full graduate degree. UHCL programs merge both quality with convenience, and its College of Business is included among the elite group of colleges and universities who are accredited by the globally recognized Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). By completing this certificate program you will gain the comprehensive training and preparation necessary to excel as a leader in the Human Resources arena.

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Learn at Your Convenience

This 12 credit-hour certificate* can be conveniently completed on a part-time basis by taking 2 courses per semester over the fall and spring semesters.

*One pre-requisite foundation course may be required.

Credits earned can be applied toward:

  • Human Resources Management M.A.
  • MBA with an HRM concentration

Invest a Little For a Big Return

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*Students receive a tuition and fee break by taking more courses per semester. Use the tuition calculator to compare how tuition and fees vary the more courses you take per semester. The calculated tuition and fee total is an estimate and may be subject to change. Excludes special fees that do not affect all students.

Gain Real-World Knowledge

Our faculty hail from business and industry, as well as globally recognized academic institutions, bringing UHCL students first-hand, relevant experience in their areas of expertise.

Students will gain hands-on experience in essential core processes for human resource professionals including:

  • Core Human Resource Processes
  • General Business Management
  • Strategic Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
  • Change Management
  • Personal Mastery and Influence

Increase Your Professional Value

By taking courses in the certificate program, you will learn the hands-on skills required to begin or advance your career in Human Resources. Additionally, the certificate program will also prepare you for either the PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certificate exams.

Companies are in need of human resource professionals in areas such as:

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Human Resource Management
  • Labor Relations
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Recruiting and Training


  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522
    Email: admissions@uhcl.edu

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Monday & Wednesday: Virtual and in-person appointments available until 6 p.m.