Jul 24, 2024  
2023-24 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-24 NSU Undergraduate Catalog

Human Resources Management Certificate

Location(s): Online, Tahlequah, Broken Arrow

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OSRHE Program Code: 064

CIP Code: 520201

Certificate Code: 1555

This certificate is embedded in the Management, B.B.A program.

The certificate in Human Resources Management will equip students with current best practices in human resources management to prepare eligible students to take one of several human resources certifications available.

At least 25 percent of the coursework applied to this embedded certificate must be satisfactorily completed at NSU.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe how the human resource department contributes to the organization’s overall strategy.
  2. Explain appropriate selection strategies considering employment laws and fitting the right person to the job and organization.
  3. Outline the fundamental elements of creating an effective compensation system and explain the organizational implications of implementing the compensation system.
  4. Explain how a union is certified/decertified and the mandatory & permissive bargaining items addressed in a labor/business contract.
  5. Explain human resource planning and training and development in the context of the overall organizational strategy.

Prerequisite courses:

Admission into the certificate program is open to any student currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at NSU. People who are only interested in earning the certificate, but are not currently enrolled at NSU, can apply through the NSU Admissions office to be admitted for the purpose of pursuing the certificate.

Courses in the certificate program may require prerequisites.  For students who do not have the required prerequisites, transcripts and work experience will be examined by the Department Chair and course instructors to determine whether prerequisites may be waived and/or prior learning credit be given in lieu of specific prerequisites.

The following prerequisite courses are completed as part of General education degree requirements or as part of the B.B.A. core.  A minimum grade of C is required.

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