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Human Resource Management Certificate

Certificate in

Human Resource Management

The online human resource management certificate program at Linfield University Online and Continuing Education can provide you with the practical skills you need for career advancement. This comprehensive program creates a solid professional foundation by covering the key foundational principles and theories of human resources.

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As a human resource management student at Linfield

you might take:

Organizational Behavior and Management

Introduction to human behavior in organizations, and management of business and organizational behavior within global and ethical contexts. Management theory; attitudes and values; communication, motivation, planning, decision making, evaluation, and feedback; leadership and power; group and team dynamics; organizational culture and change. (BNMG 310)

Human Resource Management

Administration of human resource strategies in the attainment of organizational goals. Staffing, employee and labor relations, safety and health, compensation, training and organization development, career planning, and performance management functions. Culture, values, ethical issues, and global influences on staff and organizations. Statistical analysis of compensation issues. (BNMG 405)

Industrial Organizational Psychology

Psychological principles applied to business. Employee attitudes, job analysis, employee recruiting and selection, performance evaluation, design and evaluation of training systems, and organizational change and development. (BNMG 380)

Studying human resource management at Linfield

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate practical knowledge and skills pertinent strategic human resource planning.

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  • Critically assess methods for recruiting and hiring of staff.

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  • Analyze how organizations maintain compliance with labor and employment laws.

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  • Evaluate methods for setting performance standards and performance evaluations.

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  • Explain the influence of culture, ethics and global influences on staff and organizations.


    Use statistical analyses to develop compensation strategies.

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Employment Opportunities

With a human resources management certificate from Linfield, you might seek a job as:

  • Human resource specialist
  • Training and development manager
  • Labor relations specialist
  • Compensation, benefits specialist
  • Human resources manager

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Have questions about studying in Linfield's Online and Continuing Education program? Reach out! We'd love to connect with you.

Deanna Fairchild
Deanna Fairchild
Assistant Director of Admission for Online and Continuing Education

503-883-2345
dfairchi@linfield.edu