Online Human Resource Management Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of human resource practices, policies, and procedures with our online Human Resource Management Certificate. Our coursework focuses on management, training and development, strategic staffing, employment laws, ethics, compensation, and organizational development.


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Boost your credentials with a Human Resource Management Certificate. Taught from a Christian worldview, this 18-credit hour program equips professionals with a broad foundation in human resource management principles, employment laws, problem-solving skills, and strategic training and development strategies. Certificate students may further develop their skills by applying to Point’s online Master of Science in Human Resource Management degree program.


1. Identify, demonstrate, and integrate human resource management practices from a strategic perspective.

2. Apply data analytics to improve workforce planning, talent acquisition, and retention cycles.

3. Integrate Christian faith-based, servant leader Human Resource Management principles in their professional practice.


The online human resource management certificate program’s curriculum provides a broad foundation in human resource management. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Employment Law & Ethical Practices
  • Strategic Staffing
  • Workforce Planning & Talent
  • Performance Management

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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online human resource management certification program allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are weekly deadlines associated with the online human resource program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the Human Resource Management Certificate program pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers CCU and Cincinnati-area online students almost 40% off Point's regular on-campus tuition.
Rate: $515 per credit hour To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.
*Title IV funds are not available for students seeking the Human Resource Management Certificate alone. However, funds may be available for students enrolled in the MS in Human Resource Management program, which include all the certificate courses. Students seeking only the certificate may qualify for other types of financial aid, such as private loans.

Career Opportunities

Our online entrepreneurship program equips you with the advanced knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries, within areas such as:

  • Payroll Specialist
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Employee Training Specialist
  • Compensation Administrator
  • Benefits Coordinator


Through CCU's partnership with Point University, this human resource management certificate program is offered in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.



This degree is 100% online with a professional internship you can take near your home. Take courses anytime – from anywhere in the world.


Our career-focused programs prepare graduates to make an immediate impact in the field.


Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.


As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.



Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

With CCU & Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to make a difference in your career!

I’m entering my third year in the online program at Point University and am impressed. They have created a model that works and challenges.”

– Terri B. LaGrange, online student