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Human Resources Certificate

Human Resources Certificate

Business Studies Program

In Kentucky and the U.S., businesses provide a significant percentage of the professional career opportunities. It is no wonder that Business majors are so popular. The Business Associate degree in the WKU School of Professional Studies may be earned in as little as two years. The program provides graduates with the specialized knowledge and skills needed to pursue a rewarding career.

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Human Resources Certificate

The Human Resource Certificate in the Business Studies Program meets students' needs by providing the necessary skills for entry-level Human Resources professionals. This program allows students to complete a series of courses with an emphasis in management of Human Resources during the evenings and online.


Human Resources (HR) Certificate Requirements

Course/Category Title Course Number  Course Hours
Introduction to Ethical Issues in Business  BUS 102C 3
Legal Environment of Business  MGMT 200C 3
Organization and Management or Supervisory Management BUS 210C or BUS 248C 3
Introduction to Human Resources Information System   BUS 244C 2
Introduction to Managing Diversity in the Workplace  BUS 245C 3
Employees Benefits Programs BUS 249C  2
Management of Human Resources  BUS 257C 3
Labor Relations Management  BUS 270C 3


For more information about the cost of the Human Resource Management certificate program, average time to complete the program, and other important information, please visit this website.



Business Studies Associate Degree Concentrations

Business Management
Business Management Preparation (Two Plus Two)
Management Information Systems
Office Management Supervision
Real Estate Studies


Business Studies Certificate

Human Resources


Dr. Said Ghezal

Dr. Said Ghezal 
Human Resources Certificate


Advisor / Assistant Professor and Unit Leader



Mark Staynings

Mark Staynings 
Human Resources Certificate


Advisor / Associate Professor





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