The HR Certification Institute, Southern New Hampshire University and the University of Phoenix all offer online human resources certification programs, as do DePaul University and Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. All these programs provide accredited credentials that project the expertise needed for success in this field.
The HR Certification Institute claims to give human resources professionals the advantage of education combined with experience and examination, helping them move ahead in their careers. This institute also touts advantages in terms of networking connections.
Southern New Hampshire University allows those certified by its program to apply these courses toward business degrees, while the University of Phoenix offers both undergraduate and graduate programs.
DePaul University offers 12-week in-class programs, on-site programs and online programs that provide human resources certifications. Cornell's program combines the convenience of online classes with the prestige of the Cornell name.