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Human Resources Management and Communication Certificate

If you have great interpersonal skills and truly care about helping people succeed, a career in human resources may be the right fit for you. An organization’s success often depends on human resources professionals who are responsible for everything from conflict and diversity management to negotiating with benefits providers and planning training programs.

Monmouth University’s 18-credit Human Resources Management and Communication certificate focuses on the theories and practices of:

  • Human Interaction
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Diversity Management
  • Organizational Culture
  • Organizational Behavior

A variety of relevant and engaging courses supports your field work and research opportunities. Choose from:

  • Management and Organizational Behavior
  • Management for Human Resources
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Executive Communication
  • Intercultural Communication and Diversity Management
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation
  • Organizational Training and Consulting

Upon completion of this certificate, you’ll be prepared to lead and execute important organizational functions like creating, directing, and managing workforce engagement strategies; developing employee programs and policies that reflect your organization’s vision and mission; resolving conflict and helping employees reach their potential through career assistance and training; and many other skills. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in faculty-led research and apply the theories you learn in class to real-world scenarios—a strength that is appealing to employers.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires that we disclose certain information about academic programs that do not lead to a degree (e.g., certificate programs) but that prepare a student for gainful employment in a recognized occupation. The Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management and Communication program at Monmouth University is defined as a gainful employment program. Click here to review the required disclosures. Should you require additional information about these gainful employment disclosures, please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Nicolle Rodriguez MA’16

HR Management & Communication Certificate

The MA in Communication program was invaluable. Not only was I able to network with professionals in my field through a rewarding internship experience, but I also found my calling! The HR Management and Communication Certificate I earned enabled me to use my elective credits towards learning about topics that directly correlate with my career as an HR professional.