Human Resources Management

The Undergraduate certificate in Human Resources Management focuses on knowledge and skills needed to specialize in this complex and ever changing field.

Program Description

Students gain foundational knowledge in the areas of overview of HRM, legal and ethical context of HRM, employee rewards, compensation systems, legislation affecting compensation and benefits, job analysis, planning and forecasting programs, motivation, leadership, conflict resolution, and organizational dynamics. Employers of all sizes and structure are seeking individuals with a broad based skill set in this field. Students who earn this certificate are expected to be able to differentiate themselves in today's competitive job market.

In addition to meeting general UWF requirements, participants must successfully complete the following courses earning a grade of "C" (2.0) or better in each course, and secure a combined grade point average of 2.5 or higher for the course required by the certificate. At least 9 sh must be completed at UWF College of Business. All prerequisites must be met in order to enroll in these courses.

MAN 3301 Human Resources Management 3
MAN 4330 Compensation and Benefits 3
MAN 4350 Staffing, Training and Development 3
MAN 4341 Performance Management 3

In order to declare your intent to complete the certificate, you must make an appointment with a College of Business academic advisor to process the required form. This should be done as soon as possible, but no later than the last day of the drop/add period of the semester prior to the semester in which you plan to complete the certificate coursework.



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For additional information, or to schedule an appointment to speak to an advisor in the Department of Management and Management Information Systems, please feel free to contact us by e-mail (, or by phone 850.474.2310. To schedule an appointment to speak to an advisor, contact the COB Student Engagement and Advising Center at 850.474.3442.

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