Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management

As a graduate-level student, you’ll earn course credit and learn from SMU Cox faculty along-side graduate degree seeking students. You’ll be enrolled as a non-degree seeking student, with access to campus and SMU Cox facilities such as the library and study rooms. Courses will be placed on your official SMU transcript upon successful completion.

Credits may be applied toward a future MBA (within a Professional MBA, One-Year MBA, Online MBA, or MBA Direct) or Specialized Masters program.

Strategic Human Resources Management

Benefits & Details

Strategic Human Resources Management curriculum aims to meet the needs of human resources managers and leaders. Roles in human resources require a strategy and human development focused acumen. 

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management is for human resources leaders and those seeking to move into this discipline. 

To complete this certificate, students must take 4 of the following courses:

  • MNO 6214 Strategic Management of Human Capital
  • MNO 6219 People and Organizational Analytics
  • MNO 6226 Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion for Organizational Excellence
  • MNO 6222 Organizational Innovation and Change by Design
  • STRA 6201 Strategic Management

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Human Resources Management takes place over 1-2 terms, lasting 4-10 months and earns 8 credit hours. With SMU Cox Edge, you can take courses online or in-person as class availability allows. The cost for academic year 2024-2025 is $17,192.  

If you feel you have the ability to waive one of these courses, please chat with your Admissions team member during your interview about custom plans and start term options. Reach out to us here!