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Human Resource Management Certificate

Great organizations need great people…and that’s where you come in.

With a Human Resource Management Certificate from CSU Bakersfield, you’ll become an invaluable liaison between company and coworker. Our program is made up of two courses that will give you the practical, hands-on development needed to power yourself and your organization to further success.

Identify ways to save your organization money by learning how to minimize potential liabilities in the areas of hiring, terminations, workers’ compensation, and sexual harassment. You’ll also learn the best practices in performance appraisals, better hiring techniques, planning benefit packages, and maintaining a safe work environment, which will help you recruit and retain a workforce that will be a force to reckon with.


At A Glance

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    Credits6 CEUs

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    Average Completion Time1 year

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    Cost$850 per course

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    LocationCSUB Campus

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    Modality100% online

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    Admission CycleFall and Spring Semesters

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    Next Application DeadlineFall 2024: August 1, 2024

Program Details

How to Apply & Upcoming Deadlines

The Human Resource Management Certificate program at CSU Bakersfield requires the following:

  • Complete application (paper based - available here)
  • Applicants must provide one of the following documents:
    • High school transcripts with graduation posted
    • High school diploma
    • Proof of GED completion
  • $35 application fee

Application Deadline

Fall 2024 Admission:
August 1, 2024

Spring 2025 Admission:
December 1, 2024*

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*Spring admission is open only to students with previous HR experience. Students with no HR experience may enroll each fall. 

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