Human Resource Development undergraduate certificate

Human Resource Development is a growing field analyzing what organizations need in human capacity and what individuals need in order to feel capable and connected in their work. Our certificate focuses on the practical application of Human Resource Development theory and research.

Boost your organization's effectiveness through research-driven practices. Learn how to identify gaps in skills, knowledge, and technology for organizational units, and be able to understand and recommend a variety of development approaches and options.


  • Provide additional recognition of professional expertise, particularly when combined with a degree.
  • Earn a credential that distinguishes you from other job candidates.
  • Obtain specialized knowledge and feel confident and self-assured in your work.


  • 14 credits minimum completed in 1-2 semesters for full time students.
  • Certificate coursework completed with undergraduate student status cannot be applied to graduate-level degree programs.

How to apply


OLPD Undergraduate Advising Office | 612-624-0494 |