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Human Resource Management Certificate

Be the "People Person" Behind Any Business with a Human Resources Management Certificate

Hiring, training and rewarding employees is among the most important jobs at any organization. Southern New Hampshire University's Human Resource Management Certificate is a great way to break into this rewarding line of work. You'll build your knowledge of business-employee relationships and organizational behavior, putting you in a position to launch a career in human resource management, switch from another profession or increase your chances of a promotion.

See Yourself Succeed in Human Resources Management

SNHU's human resource management certificate delivers the undergraduate training you'll need to apply for entry-level jobs in the human resource field, or refresh and augment your skills if you're already an HR professional.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your human resource management certificate at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success.
  • Affordability. It’s our mission to make higher education more accessible. That’s why, SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire. 
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty who are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands.
  • Flexibility. Complete your undergraduate certificate on campus or online.
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities.
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, champion Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH, named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine.

Internships & Outcomes

Human resource management is a growing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment for human resources, training and labor relations managers and specialists "is projected to grow by 15% between 2010 and 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations."

By completing SNHU's online or on campus human resource management certificate, you'll be well-versed in the HR principles, policies and practices today's employers seek.


The human resource management certificate provides the foundation in human resource principles and practices. Required courses will cover: Human Relations in Administration, Human Resource Management, Employee and Labor Relations, Total Rewards, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Strategy and Development.

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Campus Undergraduate Tuition

Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals.

University Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.