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Our affordable Human Resources graduate program

It’s hard to overstate the importance of HR manager roles. They encompass everything from recruiting to strategic planning, appear in nearly every industry and sector around the world, and can have a direct effect on any organization’s effectiveness.

Our Human Resources graduate program focuses on the real-world skills you need to move your HR career to the next level. Studying at your own pace, you will explore a practical, job-ready curriculum designed by HR experts to help you stand out in a highly competitive field.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • Academic support via email, web portal, or phone
  • The freedom to complete courses at your own speed with self-paced lessons
  • Opportunity to participate in a live commencement ceremony with other graduates
  • Binder™ mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

Human resources careers are growing fast—and they’re extremely well paid at the managerial level. In fact, HR managers earn a median annual salary of $106,910*. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, competition for these roles is fierce, and candidates are often expected to have postgraduate credentials.


Study at your own pace and on your own schedule, graduating in just one semester.


Master advanced HR concepts in law, training, benefits, recruitment, compensation, and more.


Our HR Management certificate is one of the most affordable programs of its kind.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Earning an HR management certificate makes sense for busy people who are ready to delve into advanced-level concepts while enjoying the convenience of home-based study. The Ashworth College HR graduate program will be an important career asset, setting the stage for potential leadership roles. Your online Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management will be very worthwhile.

After you graduate, you'll retain access to your account on the Ashworth College Central Network. The online toolkit for job search preparation is integrated with your lessons so you can be fully prepared to make a good impression on potential employers. As an alum, you'll be able to brush up on your Ashworth College Central Network and use your account as much as you like.

The expected completion time to earn your online Graduate Certificate Human Resources is about eight months, but you can take up to 16 months to complete your Human Resources graduate program. This flexibility is a wonderful advantage of Ashworth College.

Related programs

Our HR graduate program is one of several human resource courses available at Ashworth College. Wherever you are in your HR career, our online programs are designed to help you reach your goals. They include:

Related programs from our partner school, Penn Foster

Through our partner schools Penn Foster Career School and Penn Foster College, students can take advantage of a range of related programs that offer the flexibility and affordability of Ashworth College. Discover how you can balance work, life, and school to develop the skills to help you advance in your current career or help you take the next steps toward building a new one.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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