HR Certification: Gain the latest in HR training and learn to manage business' most important resource!

Designed For
Human resources generalists, human resources assistants, trainers, recruiters, staffing specialists, office managers of small to medium size companies, managers who will soon be supervising employees, and individuals seeking a career change.
Dates
HR Foundations July 17, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Recruiting Talent: Developing, Managing, and Retaining Employees August 28, 2017 - September 24, 2017
HR and the Law
October 2, 2017 - November 5, 2017
HR Metrics & Analytics
November 13, 2017 - December 17, 2017
Linking HR to Business Success
January 8, 2018 - February 11, 2018
HR Business Risk Management 
February 19, 2018 - March 18, 2018
Delivery
100% Online, Instructor Led
Cost
Estimated Tuition for Certificate $2,735 + $60 Registration
$527 per individual course
Course schedules and fees are subject to change. Individual courses may be taken without enrolling in the full certificate.
Length
Each course takes approximately 5 weeks to complete. The full certificate can be completed in 30 weeks, average 4-5 hours of work per week.
Units
12 CEUs / 120 PDUs/120 PDCs
Talk to the Program Manager
Contact our program manager, Paula Matano at 541-737-3690 or paula.matano@oregonstate.edu to schedule a free, no-obligation training consultation.  ​Ask us about Corporate Training. We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.

Access this "Sneak Peek into Human Resources Training Essentials" webinar and get a FREE preview and insider look at the new HR Certificate along with a live Q&A session!

With the Certificate Program in Human Resource Management, you can develop the knowledge, methods and skills necessary to meet the human resource challenges of today's changing workplace and workforce.

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With courses developed and taught by top HR professionals, the online certificate gives you a strong foundation in current HR best practices. It also prepares you to lead the strategic deployment of human capital in today's:

  • Corporations
  • Government agencies
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Small businesses

The human resource training and development program is overseen by an advisory board of business and education leaders, which ensures your education is relevant and up-to-date.

HR Certification

You can register for any of the six online HR training courses individually, or you can register for the complete certificate. You choose.

The one caveat being that each course is only offered once a year. So if you happen to go out of order, the missed class will be closed until the following year.

The HR Certificate series includes the following courses that will serve you through every phase of your career!

Learn from Human Resource Education Experts

Each instructor teaches a course that they're considered an expert in.

  • Linda Marcot is President of LMC Partners, Human Capital Consulting and has over 30 years of human capital management experience. She received her Masters in Education from Cal State University, Los Angeles.
  • Dennis Carr, MSIR/SPHR/SHRM-SCP, serves as Chief Human Resources Officer for Lane Community College.
  • Alex Wheatley is an associate with Fisher Phillips in Portland, and defends employers in employment-related administrative claims and lawsuits and has litigated several jury trials and argued numerous motions in both state and federal court.
  • Spencer Waldron is a litigator who has special experience in the areas of wage and hour laws, employee compensation plans, laws regulating drug testing and background checks, and harassment/discrimination claims.

SHRM Re-Certification-Eligible Online Courses

Oregon State University is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, please go to our SHRM recertification page for more details.

Achieve Public Recognition from Oregon State University

HR Certificate

Once you have completed the six courses, you'll receive a prestigious Human Resources Management Certificate from Oregon State University to display your qualifications. In addition, you will receive a digital badge, which you can share via Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media platforms to highlight this industry-leading credential.

Online Convenience

With online, you'll get to access to your HR courses where you are and can learn when it's most convenient to you and your schedule.

Just like a traditional classroom, you’ll be able to ask questions, share notes and make plans to study with classmates. And you don't need to be a tech-wizard. Once you register, we'll send you directions on how/when to get started with each course.

If you'd like to propel your career to a new level, you can get started right here.

  • Increase your knowledge of staffing, compensation, employee relations, recruitment, organizational development, training, and benefits.
  • Expand your awareness and knowledge of government regulations as they pertain to HR.
  • Learn to successfully integrate new technologies in the human resources function.
  • Dennis Carr, Chief Human Resource Officer

    Dennis Carr, M.S.I.R./SPHR/SCP, SHRM Certification Course Instructor, OSU Professional and Continuing Education, Chief Human Resource Officer, Lane Community College

    Your instructor for this course, Dennis Carr, MSIR/SPHR/SHRM-SCP, serves as Chief Human Resources Officer for Lane Community College. As the Society for Human Resource Management's Oregon-exclusive instructor/educational partner, Dennis is proud to share his insight and expertise with other HR leaders. Participants in Dennis' SHRM courses have enjoyed a certification test pass rate of over 94% in each of the past two years! Dennis will take an active role to help ensure you gain the knowledge you need to reach this important career milestone. 

  • Linda Marcot

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    Linda is President of LMC Partners, Human Capital Consulting and has over 30 years of human capital management experience.  Prior to starting her own business, Linda served as a Principal at Mercer Consulting, an international Human Resources consulting firm.  Over the years she has worked with 1000s of companies spanning varied industry and size.  Her work focuses on the enhancement of the HR function to meet business goals and the effective management of human capital to drive business results.  Linda has a Masters degree in Education from Cal State University, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts and teaching credential from UCLA. Linda has taught within the UC Extension’s business and management program for over 15 years and been a speaker both nationally and internationally.

  • Alexander A. Wheatley

    Human Resources Training

    Alex Wheatley is an associate with Fisher Phillips in Portland, OR. Alex defends employers in employment-related administrative claims and lawsuits and has litigated several jury trials and argued numerous motions in both state and federal court. He also advises and provides training to company owners and supervisors on issues relating to workplace discrimination, family leave, wage and hour laws, and noncompetition, nonsolicitation, and nondisclosure agreements.

    Alex graduated from the University of Alabama and The Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College. He graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark, where he received the Legal Analysis and Writing Honors Award and served on the Editorial Board of Environmental Law as the Editor for the online journal.

    Alex has been admitted to the bar in both Oregon and Washington

  • Spencer Waldron

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    Spencer is an associate in the Irvine office.  He is an aggressive litigator who has successfully represented clients in mediation, arbitration, in front of governmental agencies, as well as state and federal court proceedings.  Spencer has special experience in the areas of wage and hour laws, employee compensation plans, laws regulating drug testing and background checks, and harassment/discrimination claims. 

    Spencer has litigated numerous multi-plaintiff cases and class-action cases, including wage and hour claims, claims brought under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and analogous state laws, state and federal prevailing wage laws. 

    Spencer has also successfully defended employers against cases brought by individual plaintiffs, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  Likewise, he has handled audits conducted by the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), the United States Department of Labor (DOL), and the Employment Development Department (EDD).

    Additionally, Spencer provides preventive HR training and development to clients on various personnel issues, including background checks, drug testing, employee classification issues, strategic restructuring and layoffs, disciplinary issues, termination, medical leaves, FMLA/CFRA compliance, employee compensation agreements, and general employment policies and procedures.