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Strategic Human Resources Certificate

Earn a Certificate in Strategic Human Resources

With a certificate in Strategic Human Resources, you’ll be able to leverage talent for your organization while managing employee reward and recognition systems and decreasing risk. Program curriculum prepares students for the PHR exam.

Our graduate certificate in Strategic Human Resources prepares you

In just 15 short credit hours, your graduate certificate will prepare you to take the PHR exam. You will have confidence knowing that your Avila education has fully prepared you to pursue certification through the Society for Human Resource Management.

Our graduate certificate revolves around you

With classes meeting just one night per week for eight weeks, you can keep your full time job while you pursue your graduate certificate in Strategic Human Resources. You can apply and be admitted any time and take advantage of our rolling admission process. Your Graduate Certificate is fifteen credit hours that rolls easily into the Master of Science in Organizational Development degree. You can stop with the certificate or proceed to a Master’s degree – the flexibility and choice is yours.

Course Requirements

Course Requirements

    15 credit hours are required to receive your certificate

    Strategic Human Resources  

    OD 662 Strategic HR Management (3) 
    OD 664 Workforce Planning and Employment (3) 
    OD 667 Total Rewards and Risk Management (3) 
    OD 668 Employee and Labor Relations (3)
    OD 679 Training and Development (3)

    Course Rotation

    Course Rotation

    COURSE ROTATION

    Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions.

    Strategic Human Resources:

    OD 679 Training & Development - Spring 8-week
    OD 679 Training & Development - Summer 8-week
    OD 662 Strategic Management - Fall 8-week
    OD 664 Workforce Planning & Employment - Fall 8-week
    OD 667 Total Rewards & Risk Management - Spring 8-week
    OD 668 Employee and Labor Relations - Summer 8-week

    The Avila Promise

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    • Tuition Protection
    • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
    • Internship or Research Guarantee
    • up to $1,000 Travel Award

     

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