Post-Master's Certificate

MS Campus

The Post-Master's Certificate in HRD provides an opportunity for Master's Degree recipients to continue their education and keep up-to-date on current HR issues. This certificate program is a fantastic opportunity for certified HR professionals to obtain credits toward their re-certification and remain engaged in growing trends in the field.


The Post-Master's Certificate in HRD requires a total of 15 credits. See below for the breakdown of credits that must be completed.

Click here to view the Graduate Studies Course Catalog for descriptions of both required and elective courses.

Elective Courses (15 credits)

Students must take a total of 15 credits.

3-Credit Courses

  • HRD 8419: Foundation of Strategic HR
  • HRD 8210: Strategic Workforce Planning
  • PSY 8875: Organization Development
  • HRD 8003: Financial & Human Capital
  • HRD 8006: HR Analytics
  • HRD 8012: Individual Research in HRD
  • HRD 8212: Total Rewards - Compensation
  • HRD 8213: Total Rewards - Benefits
  • HRD 8214: Human Resource Technology
  • HRD 8215: Employment Law
  • PSY 8425: Organizational Behavior
  • PSY 8475: Training & Development
  • HRD 8421: Topics: Diversity in a Global Economy

1.5-Credit Courses

  • HRD 8345: Relational Capital
  • HRD 8303: Ethics
  • HRD 8899: Contemporary Special Topics in HR

Total Program: 15 credits

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Our Graduate Open House is October 23. Register today!

Contact Information

Campus Programs
St. Mary's Hall, Suite 119

800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085
(p) 610-519-4582
(f) 610-519-5826

Online Program
M.S. in HRD
Call 1-866-220-0017 or visit