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Human Resources Management Program

Are you ready to begin or advance your career in Human Resources?

Numerous changes in the U.S. and Global workforce have positioned the human resources professional to be an increasingly integral part of an organization's business operations. Cal State San Marcos Extended Learning's certificate programs are designed to assist you, the HR professional, in keeping up-to-date and informed of these changes with various course offerings. 

Each of the eight certificate courses in our HR Management Certificate program meets for seven sessions, one night a week, allowing you to complete the certificate in approximately one year. Or, courses can be taken individually to cater to your interest.

Fee:  Entire certificate $4,120 or Individual courses $515

CSUSM Alumni & Students receive a 15% savings.  Call to register and receive your savings!

Days/Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.   

This program is designed for HR professionals, small business owners, and others who are responsible for the human resource function within their companies and focuses on the myriad day-to-day HR related responsibilities. 

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Attention PHR and SPHR Professionals

Each of our certificate courses has been approved for 19.25 recertification credit hours toward your PHR and SPHR educational recertification component through the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

NEW! Now earn PHR and SPHR re-certification credits entirely ONLINE! Enjoy the flexibility of learning anytime, anywhere and save on travel time and costs: 

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For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HRCI homepage at

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