Human Resources Management

Bryant’s Human Resources Management Certificate program provides an educational model aligned with the SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ designation of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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Today’s human resource professionals need to think of themselves as strategic partners, contributing to the development and accomplishments of the organization-wide business plan and objectives. Bryant’s Human Resources Management Certificate program provides an educational model aligned with the SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ designation of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Successful completion of six courses is required to earn the certificate. The tuition for each individual course is $799 for a total certificate investment of $4,794. You may take classes online, virtual instructor-led, or a blended combination for your convenience and you can enroll as you go.

Who Should Attend?

  • Practitioners new to the HR role or looking to transition careers
  • Experienced HR professionals looking to validate experience with credentials
  • Professionals or managers who oversee HR functions

Course Benefits

  • Examine best practices and relevant, current HR topics
  • Interaction and networking with peers in the HR field
  • Instructors are experienced, practitioners offering real-world examples
  • Combine formal education with years of HR experience keeping you relevant, valuable and competitive

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University Aligned

Earn your credential through a program aligned with Bryant University for an additional level of validation of your continuing education efforts.


Begin on any Sunday following enrollment making it easy and convenient for the adult learner.


Pay for each course in the certificate program as you enroll. Only $799 a course.

Courses Offered

People Analytics

Course Format: Virtual Instructor-Led Program

A data-driven approach for making decisions about managing people used by today’s HR professionals.

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HR Essential Skills

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed

Explore and enhance the necessary skills required to excel as an HR professional.

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Essentials of HR Law & Compliance

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed

Understand the role, importance, and responsibility of the HR professional with employment laws and compliance.

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Talent Acquisition and Retention

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed

Finding and engaging the right talent is critical for any organization’s success.

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Introduction to Total Rewards

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed

Understand components that make up a Total Rewards program, used to retain and motivate employees.

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Diversity Management in Organizations

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed

Discover how diversity in the workplace increases organizational morale and effectiveness.

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Talent and Performance Management

Course Format: Online, Self-Directed

A comprehensive overview of the performance management process and how it applies to real-life scenarios.

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EDC Badge - SHRMEDC Badge - SHRM ProviderBryant University is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP™ or SHRM-SCP™.

Bryant University's Executive Development Center is a SHRM preferred provider. All of our Human Resource Management classes are approved for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification credits. This program has been approved for recertification credit hours through SHRM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

HRCI 2022 badgeBryant University Human Resources Management courses are approved for recertification credits by the Human Resource Certification Institute. The use of these seals is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. Please visit the HRCI website at