Human Resources (Advanced Certificate)

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Why Human Resources?

Every business and organization needs human resources professionals who specialize in managing the specific needs of its employees. From the hiring of staff and employee benefits to personnel issues and performance reviews, an Advanced Certificate in Human Resources (HR) provides training and examines the best practices in critical areas of human resource management.

Why Study Human Resources at Iona?

Iona University’s Advanced Certificate in Human Resources explores best practices in the HR field, making the courses suitable both for professionals seeking continuing education or those beginning their careers in human resource management. You benefit from small classes taught by accomplished faculty who are practicing professionals with first-hand experience in the industry.

Taught at our New Rochelle, New York campus, the 15-credit Human Resources certificate offers you the flexibility to choose the HR courses that align with your interests and can be completed at whatever pace you prefer. Most courses meet once a week and some are offered online.

This HR certificate can be completed on a stand-alone basis, or credits can be applied toward Iona’s MA in Psychology - Industrial-Organizational specialization.

What You'll Learn

In your HR certificate courses, you will gain relevant training in the critical areas of Human Resources and explore the best practices in:

  • personnel recruitment and selection;
  • work motivation;
  • work performance and assessment;
  • legal, ethical and professional standards;
  • group and leadership dynamics.

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Careers & Outcomes

Iona’s Advanced Certificate in Human Resources expands your knowledge in this field, preparing you to manage the specific needs of employees in businesses and organizations. A certificate program is an excellent way to begin or level up your career as a human resources professional.

Job Titles:

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Benefits Coordinator
  • Training Specialist
  • Employment and Recruiting Manager
  • Management Consultant

Apply Credits Towards the MA in Psychology

The Human Resources certificate can be a gateway into our full Master of Arts in Psychology: Industrial-Organizational specialization program. Apply credits earned in the certificate to the MA program to expand your understanding of the psychology of businesses and organizations!

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Iona University’s Advanced Certificate in Human Resources offers graduate-level training that examines crucial topics in the field of human resource management. With a flexible curriculum and supportive faculty, our courses prepare students to begin their HR careers or work toward career advancement.

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