Helzberg School of Management – Human Capital and HR Certificate Program

Passionate About People? We Are Too.

The Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University is proud to offer a Human Capital Certificate program in Kansas City that develops ethical leaders in human and intellectual capital across a multitude of industries. Discover how you can enhance your skillset with HR certification while helping your organization – and its employees – reach their goals with this dynamic, values-driven program.

Human Resources and More: Who Should Apply?

The Human Capital Certificate is designed for professionals in human resources, recruitment, training or talent management, just to name a few. If you’re someone with a passion for thinking strategically about human capital within businesses and organizations, then this certificate is perfect for you.

The Human Capital Certificate gives a competitive advantage to the following positions:

  • Employee relations managers
  • Human resources assistants
  • Human resources managers
  • Recruitment managers
  • Training managers
  • Talent managers

You Should Know

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for human resource manager jobs is projected to grow 9% through 2024.

Certificate Program Curriculum

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With flexible evening classes that fit your schedule, the average program completion time is just 15 months. Students take the following 12 credit hours:

  • MG 6390: Conflict Management and Negotiation (2 credit hours)
  • MG 600: Spirituality and Values Leadership (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6380: HR and Managing People (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6420: Organizational Development and Consulting (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6540: Cross Culture Management (2 credit hours)
  • MG 6680: Organizational Change (2 credit hours)

Apply this Graduate Certificate Toward a Degree

The Human Capital Certificate can be a stand-alone credential or the graduate credits may be applied toward a Helzberg MBA or MA degree.

Certificate Program Information and Requirements

  • No GMAT or GRE scores required
  • Classes begin in January, March, June, August and October, and meet one night per week
  • The certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework
  • Networking and career services opportunities are available to all students


Contact Us
For questions contact Matthew Honeycutt, director of graduate business admissions, at 816-501-4823 or matthew.honeycutt@rockhurst.edu. For additional online information, see rockhurst.edu/helzberg.