Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Organizational Psychology

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resources and Organizational Psychology is a unique interdisciplinary program offered jointly by the departments of management and psychology. The program is designed to equip students with specialized knowledge of human behavior in the workplace and in the application of this knowledge to human resource functions. Students will learn how social psychological concepts influence employee behavior and will gain a greater understanding of how human resource management contributes to the strategic success of an organization.

Required (12 hours):

  • MGMT 7341 Strategic Human Resource Management
  • MGMT 7345 Employment Law for Managers
  • PSYC 7350 Training and Development
  • PSYC 7361 Social Psychology

Elective (6 hours):

  • MGMT 7310 Management of Human Capital OR PSYC 5363 Organizational Psychology
  • MGMT 7312 Team Development
  • MGMT 7340 Collective Bargaining
  • PSYC 5325 Personnel Psychology
  • PSYC 5460 Psychological Tests: Composition & Interpretation

Admission Requirements:

Have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8 (4.0 scale), a 3.0 in the last 60 hours, or a 3.2 in the last 30 hours. 

For more information, contact Dr. Sonya Premeaux, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Business at or 501-569-3356.