Certificate in Human Resources Compliance

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 20.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter

Expected Time to Completion: 1.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 52.1099
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 13-1071

About the Program

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 a core of legal compliance and risk assessment classes, 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

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools attended)
  • Resume
  • Additional requirements for international students

The program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis and requires 20.0 credits. Students usually finish this program in 1.5 years. If a student needs to decelerate, they should not exceed 2.5 years. 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 551Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting4.0
LSTU 554Risk Assessment and Management4.0
LSTU 620Legal Issues in Employee Hiring and Termination4.0
LSTU 621Human Resources Compliance: Managing the Employer/Employee Relationship4.0
LSTU 622Human Resources in Practice: Negotiation, Mediation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution4.0
Total Credits20.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCreditsSummerCredits
LSTU 5514.0LSTU 6204.0LSTU 6214.0VACATION
 4 4 4 0
Second Year
FallCreditsWinterCredits  
LSTU 5544.0LSTU 6224.0  
 4 4  
Total Credits 20
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