Human Resources Management Program

human resources management

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.

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Class Details

Our classes are for everyone! You do not need to be a student of the University of Utah to take this program.

Individual Class Registration

  • Register for the 7 required classes at your own pace, over the course of one year.
  • Tuition is due at the beginning of each course.
  • Individual classes, and their upcoming dates and formats are listed below under Upcoming Classes. If a class has already been held, or states “Notify me” it will be held again during an upcoming semester.

Schedule: Classes are offered each semester during the following times:

  • 1-day classes: Weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm (with a lunch break)

Classes may be offered online, or in person and are synchronous. Attendance is required virtually or in person for the full duration of the class. Our live classes are not recorded.

Individual Class Registration:

  • Spring 2024: $2061.00 (7 required classes)

University of Utah Employee Discount Eligible

Financial aid is not available for this noncredit program. Students are encouraged to inquire with their employers to determine if tuition assistance is available


This program is entry-level, with no prerequisites. Register for the program, then complete 7 required classes within 1 year with a grade of “Satisfactory” to successfully complete the program, and to earn the completion award and digital badge.

Required Classes:

  • Total Rewards
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
  • Employment Law
  • Policies and Procedures for Human Resources
  • Employee Recruitment and Selection
  • Organizational Training and Development
  • Managing Generational Diversity

Total Hours of Instruction: 40


Complete the program in a single semester.
Classes are scheduled so you can complete all 7 in a single semester to more quickly meet your goals.

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.

Receive a digital badge.
Students will be awarded a University of Utah digital badge upon satisfactory completion of all required courses. Find out more about Digital Badges at the University of Utah »

Who Should Attend

This program prepares students to serve in human resource management positions in any type of organization. It is designed for the following individuals:

  • Those seeking to enter the human resources management field.
  • Current HR managers who want to enhance their skills and knowledge to fundamentally improve their organization’s talent retention and relationships with employees.

No prior experience in human resource management is required.

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Phone: 801-585-1780
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Upcoming Classes

Class Title Next Start Date
Total Rewards Notify me!
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace 06/13/2024
Employment Law Notify me!
Policies and Procedures for Human Resources Notify me!
Employee Recruitment and Selection Notify me!
Organizational Training & Development Notify me!
Managing Generational Diversity 08/01/2024