Certificate — Human Resources

This 18-credit certificate will prepare students for a successful career in human resources by giving them the foundational knowledge of the applicable laws, processes and ethical issues in the field. Coursework for the certificate includes payroll, human resources management, principles of management, supervisory leadership and computerized business application.

Employment

Northwest Minnesota is outpacing the rest of the state in the need for additional human resources specialists. Knowledge of human resource practices is also valuable for office and personnel managers in the private and public sectors, as well as business owners and entrepreneurs who are planning to launch or expand a business.

Find Career Information
Learn what occupations may be of interest to someone who has completed this program. Find information about wages and employment outlook.

Next Steps

Human Resources coursework can provide a strong foundation for continued study in other business-related areas. Credits earned through this certificate can be applied in full toward NTC’s Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Business.

College Readiness

A student may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A student’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare students for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

Degree Requirements

Course #Course NameCredit
ACCT 1104Payroll3.00
ACCT 1120Legal Environment3.00
MKTG 2220Human Resource Management3.00
MKTG 2200Prin of Management3.00
SUPL 1120Supervisory Leadership3.00
CPTR 1104Computerized Business Applications3.00
Total Credits: 18