Human Resources Assistant Certificate

Certificate Offered

Credits Required: 30 (2017-2018 Academic Year)

The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the number of jobs for human resources assistants is expected to grow at a rate of 11% through the year 2016. Positions in Human Resources include human resource assistants, personnel assistants, personnel specialist, human resource representative, events coordinator, and customer service representative.

The Human Resources Assistant Certificate program provides a selection of core courses for those just entering the field and for those wanting to expand their knowledge of specialty areas.

Human Resources (HR) Assistants provide a variety of functions depending on the nature and scope of the organization. HR Assistants provide support to managers and recruiters and participate in maintaining HR records, preparing reports, and conducting research. Assistants may also participate in various business operations, such as recruitment, examinations, compensation, benefits, payroll, training & development, reward systems, and employee relations.





First Semester - 15 Credits

BUSC 105Professional Relations 3.00
BUSM 112Principles of Management 3.00
CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
OFFT 125Microsoft Excel-MOS Expert Cert 3.00
VISC 110Understanding Media 3.00

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

BUSC 120Social Media 3.00
BUSH 210Organizational Behavior 3.00
BUSH 220Compensation and Benefits 3.00
BUSH 240Employment Law 3.00
BUSH 241Human Resource Management 3.00