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Certificate in Human Resource Management

In the quickly evolving world of business, the demand for skilled Human Resources (HR) professionals is more critical than ever. At Indiana Wesleyan University, we understand this need and offer an innovative solution through our Online Human Resource Management Certificate program.

Designed for both aspiring HR professionals and those looking to advance their careers, this program is delivered over an accelerated timeline of just 8 months. Our curriculum is crafted to align with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) academic standards, ensuring you gain the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge in the field.

Why Pursue My Human Resource Management Certificate Online at IWU?

Through Indiana Wesleyan University's Human Resource Management certificate online program, you will embark on a comprehensive learning journey covering six crucial areas of HR over an accelerated 8-month online course. Tuition rates are locked in on your start date, so you never have to worry about tuition increases while you study through IWU. Our expert, Christian faculty teach through the same biblical worldview found on our main campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career.

What Will I Learn in this Human Resource Management Program?

You'll delve into Strategic HR management and planning, workforce development and talent management, employee relations and engagement, compensation and benefits, legal aspects of HR management, and HR technology and data analytics. When you complete IWU's Human Resource Management Certificate online, you'll acquire a holistic set of skills essential for driving organizational success in the HR domain.

Get your certificate in HR online today with Indiana Wesleyan University!

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

18 Credit Hours


$455/ Credit Hour

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and employer reimbursement.

Financial AidTuition Info

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing
What You Will Study in This Human Resource Management Program

Coursework for your Human Resource Management certificate online covers how to:

  • Improve leadership and management practices in response to organizational challenges
  • Design HR strategies that align with organizational goals and values
  • Create HR activities and programs that enhance your organization’s competitive advantage
  • Integrate your faith, allowing it to guide your decisions and problem-solving processes

Program Requirements
  • Accepted as a regular degree seeking student or as an unclassified student
  • Unclassified student requires proof of high school graduation
Completion Requirements
  • Completion of 18 semester hours.
  • Minimum grade of “C” in each course.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive certificate.
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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