Human Resources (Advanced Certificate)

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Why Human Resources?

Every business and organization needs individuals specialized in managing the specific needs of its employees. From the hiring of staff and employee benefits to personnel issues and performance reviews, knowing the best practices in these critical areas of HR will make you the go-to person for help.

Why Study Human Resources at Iona?

At Iona, you will benefit from small classes taught by accomplished faculty, who are practicing professionals with first-hand experience in the industry.

This flexible 15-credit certificate program offers you a choice of courses and can be completed at whatever pace you prefer.

This certificate can be done on a stand-alone basis or can be taken in conjunction with our full MA in Psychology – Industrial-Organizational specialization.

What You'll Learn

You will gain relevant knowledge in the critical areas of Human Resources, and learn 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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Unique Elements of Program

  • Flexible program offers you a choice of courses and can be completed at whatever pace you prefer.
  • Opportunity to apply certificate credits to MA in Psychology – Industrial-Organizational Specialization

Careers & Outcomes

With a certificate focused on Human Resources, you will be prepared to lead in businesses and organization who need to manage the specific needs of employees.

Human Resources professionals can find careers as:

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

MA in Psychology

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

MA in Psychology

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