This certificate is designed for people who are focused on a specific aspect of or interest in the field of human resource management. The focused program allows students to concentrate on certain skills and knowledge within the broad field of managing people at work. Students will work closely with advisors and faculty to ensure that they take the courses most relevant to their field of interest.
Students admitted to this program are required to possess an understanding of U.S. business practices equivalent to BUS 201 Economic and Regulatory Essentials of U.S. Business. Completion of an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited university automatically fulfills this requirement. Those with at least two years of full-time professional work experience in the United States also automatically satisfy this requirement. The dean or program director may waive this requirement after determining the students possesses the requisite knowledge.
This requirement must be completed in your first term, and you must have completed this requirement no later than your first nine units at GGU. A grade of C- or better is required for BUS 201 Economic and Regulatory Essentials of U.S. Business. However, graduate students must maintain a 3.00 (B) cumulative grade point average to remain in good standing.
Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement
Students admitted to this graduate certificate program must meet the graduate writing proficiency requirement within their first term in the program by successfully passing the Graduate Writing Proficiency Exam or by completing ENGL 201 Graduate Writing with a grade of B or better. See Graduate Writing Proficiency Requirement for more information.