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This program is offered at Clark State's Beavercreek, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

This certificate is focused on developing the essential knowledge and skills needed by an individual who wants to work in the human resource field. Because of prerequisite requirements, it will generally take more than one academic year to complete.  All courses can be applied to the Human Resource Management Option of the Associate Degree in Management. Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory (CPE) requirements.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge and skills in four functional areas of human resources including staffing, training and development, employment law, and compensation.
  • Effectively use communications and human relations knowledge and skills.
  • Research and apply human resource policies, practices, and programs.

All business students are expected to use information technology skills as it applies to course requirements within all management options. 

Download the curriculum sheet for this major.

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Course Title Credits
HRM 1725 Human Resource Management 3
HRM 2300 Training and Development 3
ENG 1111 English I 3
ITS 1105 Computer Concepts and Software Applications * 3
MGT 1060 Organizational Behavioror  
MGT 1120 Principles of Management 3
HRM 2350 Employment Law 3
HRM 2400 Staffing 3
HRM 2450 Compensation and Benefits 3
MGT 2000 Introduction to Project Managementor  
MGT 2020 Quality Managementor  
MGT 2650 Negotiation Skills 3
MTH 1060 Business Mathematics 3
  Total Credit Hours 30

* Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0800 before taking other computer courses.  Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0810 before taking a computer class.

Class Schedule Planning

The planning schedule below indicates when and where courses in your program of study will be offered for the next two academic years. This is helpful information when planning your class schedule for each semester.

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