Graduate Certificate in Human Capital


The Graduate Certificate in Human Capital provides deep knowledge of the practices and research based disciplines of Human Capital and Human Resource Management. Participants will learn how human capital contributes to the core strategy of an organization.

Courses cover key areas associated with human resource competencies as well as knowledge associated with the psychology of people, organizations, and careers. Human capital theory is presented in a practical way, targeted towards HR generalists or non-human resource managers interested in understanding the strategic function of HR in organizations.


Certificate Requirements

  • Completion of 12 credits of the coursework listed below to be eligible for completion
  • Achievement of at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of completion
  • Complete all requirements within five (5) years

In addition, students should be aware of the following course application limitations:

  • Students may only apply a course towards two program requirements (ie MBAD 6263 may only be applied towards the MBA and one graduate certificate – the course cannot be applied towards the requirements of any other degree or certificate program beyond the two programs)
  • Students who opt to complete two graduate certificates may only double count up to six credits between the two.  All remaining requirements (typically 18 credits for two certificates) must be unique to each certificate

Required • 9 Credits

  • MBAD 6263 | Organizations & Human Capital
  • MGT 6290 | Special Topics: Strategic HR
  • MGT 6290 | Special Topics: People Analytics

Electives • 3 Credits

  • MGT 6253 | Leadership and Executive Development
  • MGT 6259 | Employment Law and Ethics
  • MGT 6210 | Leading Teams

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