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Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management

Projected outlook for some certified Human Resources Management (HR) experts:

suitcase icon191,600-874,500 Number of Jobs, 2022

payment document icon$62,240-$130,000Median Pay per year, 2022

increase icon5-6%Job Growth, 2022-2032

*U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook – Human Resources Specialists and Human Resources Managers

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Earn A CSUF Human Resources Management Certificate in 4 Months

Earn your human resources management certificate in 4 months. HR managers are viewed as fulfilling an integral and strategic role in their organization, and they must be prepared to effectively manage in a diverse and changing environment.

Hear from Program Participants!

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“I have made important connections in this program with fellow students and professors. I have also learned a large amount of information that truly has helped me feel comfortable about the work that I do and the decisions I make within the HR field.”

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– Alex Figge, HR participant

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“The instructors made it interesting. Most owned their own businesses or were HR advisors. They’re in the field, and teaching based on those experiences.”

Read Juanita's Interview

– Juanita Arreola, HR participant

Yesenia Ortiz

“Learn as much as you can and don't give up. You could lose everything in life, but the knowledge you learn you will never lose.”

Watch Yesenia's Interview

– Yesenia Ortiz, HR participant

CSUF HR Management Program Benefits:

  • Get a comprehensive overview of the field of HR management.
  • Learn where and how to recruit quality employees.
  • Familiarize yourself with the various aspects of employment law.
  • Find out how to recognize and retain talented employees.
  • Discover the various employee compensation strategies and plans.
  • Current supervisors and HR managers.
  • Anyone interested in human resources as a career path.
  • Employees with HR responsibilities.
  • Entry-level employees who want to move into management.
  • Certified HR professionals seeking continuing education units (CEUs).

Program Stats:

  • Five required courses (68 hours of lecture and discussion)
  • Four months long
  • 6.8 continuing education units (CEUs)

Please note: Classes fill up quickly. We recommend students register 4 weeks prior to the course start date to ensure successful enrollment.

Students must register no later than 2 business days prior to the course start date.

If you missed the registration window or have any questions, please contact EIP Student Services at eipconnect@fullerton.edu.

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Winter / Spring 2024
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Sat 06/01/24-06/08/24 9:00am-1:00pm Virtual Instruction
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Sat 06/15/24-06/22/24 9:00am-1:00pm Virtual Instruction
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Sat 06/29/24-07/13/24 9:00am-1:00pm Virtual Instruction
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Sat 07/20/24-08/03/24 9:00am-1:00pm Virtual Instruction
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Sat 08/10/24-08/24/24 9:00am-1:00pm Virtual Instruction
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Graduates of the certificate program will:
- Have a comprehensive overview of the field of human resources management
- Know where and how to find employable staff in a full employment economy
- Be familiar with the varied aspects of employment law
- Be aware of the importance of communication skills, both verbal and written, in the retention of good employees
- Be knowledgeable of the various strategies and plans for employee compensation

- Current supervisors and human resources managers
- Anyone interested in human resources as a career path
- Employees with human resources responsibilities
- Clerical or entry-level employees who would like to move into management

Karen Branch
Human Resources Representative, Southern California Region, Safeco
Nancy Burgh
Manager, Knape and Associates, Executive Search
Rich Connington
Vice President, American Express Financial Advisors, Inc.
Carol Creighton
Associate Dean, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton
Lisa Ellis
Senior Recruiter, Washington Mutual
Denise Flynn
Vice President, Human Resources, Macy's
Julie Garcia
Lead Human Resources Representative, Information Resources Management, Lockheed Martin IMS
Liz Horton
Recruiter, Human Resources, Washington Mutual
Howard Jacobson
Director of Recruiting, Cintas Corporation
Jill Johnson
Vice President, EEO/Staffing Manager, PFF Bank and Trust
Joan Kennedy
Director, Human Resources, Harbor Regional Center
Brian H Kleiner
Professor, Management Department, Cal State Fullerton
Kari A Knutson Miller
Dean, University Extended Education; AVP, International Programs & Global Engagement, California State University, Fullerton
John Lynn
Executive Director, Human Resources, Cal State Fullerton
Ghasem Manoochehri
Chair, Department of Management, Cal State Fullerton
Lynette Rentie
Human Resources Manager, Transamerica Corporation
Tony Rodriguez
Recruiting Specialist, American Express Financial Advisors, Inc.
Marty Salcedo
Direct Sales Manager, CompUSA, Inc.
Brandy Schaal
Program Manager, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton
Jeff Schlosser
Group Human Resources Manager, Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Danielle Sweeney
Program Services Manager, Bock Communications, Inc.
Amy Vaughn
Regional Recruiter, Washington Mutual
Karen Westmoreland
Manager of Employment, Disneyland

Program Details

Location: Virtual, 1 time weekly
Length: 4 months
Total Program Cost: $2,000*
Next Start: June 2024

*Cost is approximate and subject to change

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