Human Resource Generalist Certificate

At at Glance

CEUs: 6.0 
Courses required: 9−10
Cost: Register for all courses in the certificate at once and receive 10% off. Total cost with discount: $3,780−$3,784.50. Call the Information Center at 612-624-4000 to take advantage of this option.
Schedule: Day courses
Customized training: Courses can be tailored to meet your needs and brought onsite to your location. Visit customized training or call 612-625-4207 for more information.

This certificate will provide you with a thorough grounding of up-to-date human resource practices at the technical, operational, and strategic management levels. Whether you have HR experience or just want to build your career, our Human Resource Generalist Certificate is designed to prepare you for success.

  • Build recruitment, selection, and staffing strategies
  • Design and execute on-boarding processes
  • Explore benefit practices and trends
  • Gain practical skills to lead organization development interventions
  • Build positive employee and labor relations
  • Develop business acumen skills


Enroll in an upcoming human resource course by selecting a course from the list below. To complete this certificate program, you will complete 60 hours of the following courses.

Human Resource Courses (60 contact hours) Cost
Communicating in the Moment (6 hours) $420
Design On-Boarding Programs (6 hours) $420
Employee Benefits Practices and Trends (6 hours) $420
Employee and Labor Relations (6 hours) $420
Fundamentals of Organization Development (12 hours) $845
Introduction to Human Resource Practices (6 hours) $420
Investigations and Documentation (6 hours) $420
Legal Issues for Human Resources (6 hours) $420
Principles of Employee Compensation (6 hours) $420
Staffing: Recruitment and Selection (6 hours) $420
Human Resources as a Business Partner (6 hours) $420
The Art and Practice of Facilitation (6 hours) $420
The Human Resource Audit (6 hours) $420
The Internal Consultant (6 hours) $420
Workforce Metrics and Analytics (6 hours) $420
Workforce Talent Assessment and Planning (6 hours) $420
Writing Policies and Procedures (6 hours) $420

Not interested in a certificate?
 Courses can be taken individually as well. Additional topics include business analysis, communication and personal development, human resource management, and leadership and management. Visit the professional development webpage to view all courses.

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