Human Resources & Organizational Behavior (Advanced Certificate)

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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 & Organizational Behavior provides training and examines the best practices in critical areas of human resource management.

Why Study Human Resources & Organizational Behavior at Iona?

Iona University’s advanced certificate in Human Resources & Organizational Behavior explores best practices in the field. The program is designed to provide continuing education and training for organizational behavior/human resources professionals, or for those beginning their careers. 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 12-credit Human Resources & Organizational Behavior certificate offers you the flexibility to choose the 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 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

The courses for this certificate cover relevant content knowledge and best practices in the following domains:

  • organizational behavior management;
  • motivation and employee engagement;
  • training and development;
  • talent acquisition and assessment;
  • research methodologies;
  • consulting and organizational change;
  • leadership;
  • legal and professional standards.

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Chelsea Hogan

Iona is a great school with strong values. My degree helped me to better understand what motivates people and how people and culture impact performance.

-Chelsea Hogan ’07, chief human resource officer and senior vice president at Triton International
Chelsea Hogan ’07 Named to “The Top 25 Women Leaders of Scarsdale”

Careers & Outcomes

Iona’s Human Resources & Organizational Behavior (Advanced Certificate) 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 I-O Specialization

The Human Resources & Organizational Behavior 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!

MA in Psychology: Industrial-Organizational Specialization

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Learn More about Iona’s Human Resources & Organizational Behavior Certificate

Iona University’s Advanced Certificate in Human Resources & Organizational Behavior 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 careers or work toward career advancement.

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