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Classes focus on discussion and real-world application.
Complete the microcredential in three weeks.
This microcredential will help you protect your business and your rights as an employee. Upon completion of this microcredential, you will understand current laws affecting the rights employees have in the work environment and how you can comply with them. The subject is treated broadly, with a focus on the latest developments in employment law, changes in key laws, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and key labor and employee relations legislation.
You may also register for classes individually rather than the full program.
Schedule: Classes are generally offered each semester during one of the following times:
1-day in-person classes: Weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm (with a 1-hour lunch)
2-day in-person classes: Weeknights from 6 to 9 pm
Classes may be offered online, conforming to the same schedule or with a primarily asynchronous format.
Tuition: Each in-person class is $279/ $862 total upon completion*
There is a $25 fee required to register for the full microcredential. Registration and payment of the $25 nonrefundable fee signifies the intent to complete all courses associated with this microcredential. Fees cover additional student services provided for our microcredential students.
Tuition is due at the beginning of each course.
Financial aid is not available for this noncredit program. Students are encouraged to inquire with their employers to determine if tuition assistance is available.
* Tuition listed above is for the 2021-2022 academic year, and subject to change without advance notice.
Most daytime classes: University of Utah Sandy Center One Sandy Center 10011 Centennial Pkwy, Suite 100 Sandy, UT
Most evening classes: Continuing Education Building Research Park 540 Arapeen Drive Salt Lake City, UT
This microcredential is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Register for the microcredential, then complete 3 required classes within 2 consecutive semesters with a grade of “Satisfactory” to successfully complete the program, and to earn the completion award and digital badge.
Advanced Employment Law
Labor and Employee Relations
Total Hours of Instruction: 18
Classes must be taken in order.
Because Employment Law is a required course in our Human Resources Management Program, if you are currently enrolled in or have successfully completed this program within the last two years, you only need to take 2 classes to complete the microcredential.
Complete the microcredential in three weeks. Classes are scheduled on consecutive weeks, so you can complete the microcredential in only three weeks.
Keep abreast of current laws that affect your workplace. Classes are regularly refreshed to incorporate any new laws or updates that may affect you and your employees.