Certificate in Human Resources Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Semester

Expected Time to Completion: 4.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 52.1099
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 13-1071


The Certificate in Human Resources Compliance is a post-baccalaureate non-degree program designed for individuals to develop and improve career-related skills in the focused area of human resources compliance. The certificate program includes both a small core of general law courses, focused training in ethics and compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in human resources rules and regulation. Ideal candidates include individuals working in human resources and related fields who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as individuals seeking career changes.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance for graduate study at Drexel University requires a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution. Applicants who have not received a degree in the United States are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

The program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis and requires 15.0 semester credits. Students may apply for transfer in to the Master of Legal Studies program prior to completing their certificate, and apply all earned credits toward the Master of Legal Studies.

Program Requirements

LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0
LSTU 520SLegal Issues in Employee Hiring and Termination3.0
LSTU 521SHuman Resources Compliance: Managing the Employer/Employee Relationship3.0
LSTU 522SHuman Resources in Practice: Negotiation, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution3.0
Total Credits15.0
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