2017 - 2018 Catalog (Current)

Human Resource Management

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Why Choose the Certificate in Human Resource Management

The Advanced Studies Certificate in Human Resource Management provides an opportunity for students in any major to gain the basic knowledge and skills in the field of Human Resources required of supervisors and managers in all areas of an organization.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicant should show proof of high school graduation with a 2.35 GPA.  If it is determined by the COB Dean’s Office/SAA that regular program admission criteria should be met in order to complete the certificate successfully and be a contributing member of the course, all college transcripts should be submitted to the Admissions Office. Once admitted, an advisor will be assigned by the College of Business in the certificate program.
  • Dual enrolled/concurrent students must complete the high school degree (provide transcript) before the certificate will be granted from FSU.  
  • Students wishing to pursue a bachelor or associate’s degree must meet the admission criteria for the program. This criteria review is initiated when the “Program Change Form” request is processed through the COB Dean’s Office/SAA.

Graduation Requirements

A Ferris student will receive this certificate after completion of the requirements for the certificate with a minimum 2.0 grade point average in the certificate courses.

No more than 50% of the credits required for this certificate may be transferred from another institution, nor will this certificate be granted if more than six of the certificate credits are specifically required in the student's major.

More Information

Management Department
119 South Street/BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2427
Email:


Required Courses
Credit Hours

Human Resource Management Certificate- 12 Credits

Required Courses
Employment Law
3
Human Resource Management
3
Electives
Choose two from the following:
Labor Economic Labor Relations
3
Diversity and Communication
3
Cross-Cultural Business
3
Employee Benefits
3
Negotiations
3
Recruitment and Selection
3
Compensation
3
Cases Strategy-Workforce Trend
3