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Catalog 2023-2024

Human Resources Certificate

Location(s): In Person and Online


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Program Overview

Major ID: 014C

Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring

This program is designed for an individual who desires to enter the Human Resources field with a general grounding in Human Resources within a short period of time. The certificate program is transferable to the Human Resources AAS program.

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities are strong for skilled, capable, and dependable Human Resource program graduates.

Human Resource program graduates may be employed in positions such as: Human Resource Representative, Human Resource Coordinator, HR Assistant, Human Resource Specialist, Staffing Coordinator, Payroll Specialist, or Training and Development Assistant.

Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities in core human resource functions (e.g., HRIS, Record Keeping, Compensation/ Benefits Administration, and staffing procedures).
  2. Graduates will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities to identify and deal with employee relation issues and to communicate effectively in a work environment.
  3. Graduates will have the skills, knowledge, and abilities in applicable federal, state, and local employment regulations and a working knowledge of basic employment laws.
  4. Graduates will be prepared for entry level employment in the field of human resources (in a variety of positions).

Program Faculty

Mindy Travers
mindy.travers@saintpaul.edu 651.846.1526

Program Requirements


Subtotal: 24 Credits


Course Sequence


The following sequence is recommended for a full-time student; however, this sequence is not required. Please be aware that most HMRS courses run once per academic year. Contact Program Faculty with questions.

First Semester


Total Semester Credits: 12


Total Semester Credits: 12


Total Program Credits: 24


Information is subject to change. This Program Requirements Guide is not a contract.

Minimum Program Entry Requirements
Students entering this program must meet the following minimum program entry requirements:

Reading: Score of 250+ or grade of “C” or better in READ 0722  or READ 0724  or EAPP 0900  

Arithmetic: Score of 225+

Assessment Results and Prerequisites: Students admitted into Saint Paul College programs may need to complete additional courses based on assessment results and course prerequisite requirements. Certain MATH, READ, and ENGL courses have additional prerequisites.

Degree option may have a greater requirement than this certificate.

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