Jquery library

Join Our Mailing List

a manager level female discuss with her teammate

Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management

Program Details

Location: Online
Length: 6 months
Cost: $5,400
Next Start: Summer 2019

Program Links

Apply Now

Contact Us

California State University, Fullerton offers the only Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management in Southern California from a fully-accredited business school. Courses may be transferable to a Master's Program.

Superior human resources management can provide a significant competitive advantage. Human resources managers need to be viewed as fulfilling an integral and strategic role in the organization. Our graduate certificate allows mid-career HR professionals to propel their careers to new heights.

Offered in connection with the Mihaylo College of Business, a dual-accredited business school, this program's courses are transferable to the MBA program. Students are welcome to apply and take one class, or the entire program.


  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 semester units attempted
  • Good standing at the last college attended

Shaun Pichler

Interview with Program Coordinator and tenured Associate Professor Dr. Shaun Pichler

In this Q&A, Dr. Pichler talks about program benefits, the value of participating in a diverse learning community, and advice for incoming students.

Read Interview Read Bio

Courses Offered


MGMT 543

Cases, problems and significant personnel administration literature in personnel administration and human relations.


MGMT 524

Understanding and predicting human behavior to enhance individual, team and organizational performance. Applying effective principles of motivation, team building, influence, leadership and conflict management.


MGMT 582

Develop executive-level capabilities to lead, manage and implement organizational change. Build change leadership skills through exposure to a variety of industries, organizations and decision-making scenarios.

MGMT 543

  • Seminar in Human Resources Management
  • 6/3/2019 - 7/26/2019
  • Instructor: Dr. Shaun Pichler
  • Cost: $1,800

MGMT 524

  • Seminar in Organizational Behavior
  • Fall 2019
  • Instructor: TBD
  • Cost: $1,800

MGMT 582

  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Fall 2019
  • Instructor: Dr. Deborah Ferber
  • Cost: $1,800
Application Icon

HR Graduate Certificate Application

To apply to our Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management Program, complete the form and upload required documentation. Applications are due May, 10, 2019.

Apply Now

What's Your Next Step?

Students working outdoors, sitting in the grass

Join our email list! By joining our email list, we will send you important program updates and let you know when registration is open for the program.

For optimal viewing of the course schedule below, please view on a tablet or desktop
Please note: Note: Click on the course title to view all available course sections. Hover over the colored labels to view where the course will be offered.
Course Title