NOTICE: Continuing Ed is open and waiting to hear from you. All staff are working remotely until January 11 and our physical office at 540 Arapeen is closed, but please give us a call at 801.581.6461 if you need immediate assistance.
Now Online! Due to COVID-19, our cohorts will be held via virtual classroom experience until further notice.
Gain a strong foundation in Human Resources.
Classes focus on hands-on learning and real-world examples.
Take 8 classes over one year to complete the program.
The Human Resources Management program gives you the foundation needed for a successful career by providing the skills necessary for you to align human resource practices to any professional organization. The courses within the program are results-oriented and practical, with real-world examples and exercises. Human resources management topics covered in the program include employee recruitment and selection, total rewards, conflict resolution in the workplace, employment law, and more.
Students may also register for classes individually rather than the full program.
Schedule: Classes are generally offered each semester during 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.
Tuition: Each in-person class is $279/ $2233 total upon completion*
There is a $25 fee required to register for the full program. Registration and payment of the $25 nonrefundable fee, signifies the intent to complete all courses associated with this program. Fees cover additional student services provided for our program 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 2020-2021 academic year, and subject to change without advance notice. Online options, when available, may result in a lower overall tuition.
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 program is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Register for the program, then complete 7 required classes and 1 elective within 1 year with a grade of “Satisfactory” to successfully complete the program, and to earn the completion award and digital badge.
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Policies and Procedures for Human Resources
Employee Recruitment and Selection
Organizational Training and Development
Managing Generational Diversity
Advanced Employment Law
Labor and Employee Relations
Total Hours of Instruction: 48
Employment Law must be taken before Advanced Employment Law. Other classes may be taken in any order.
Gain a solid foundation for a lucrative career – or improve your current career. The knowledge you gain in this program can help you build a strong foundation for entering the field of human resources, and it is in-depth enough that practicing HR managers will be able to use the knowledge to immediately begin improving talent retention and employee relations.
Learn from experts in the field. Each class is taught by an experienced instructor currently working in human resources, ready to bring their experience on the job to you.