Human Resource Management Micro-Credential

What is the Human Resource Management Micro-Credential?

It will enable professionals to:

  • Develop an advanced focus on the professional skills and knowledge essential for success in contemporary human resource management careers.
  • Learn about and prepare for Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certifications.

Time to Complete:
2-3 semesters


Mode Offered:
100% Online
8-week and 16-week courses


Digital Badge
Credit towards MBA

Program Description

Many individuals looking to make a career change or move up within their organization discover that they need additional skills to be successful. The graduate Micro-credential/Certificate in Human Resource Management is designed to meet these educational needs. Individuals earning this Micro-credential/Certificate may have more career opportunities and chances for advancement to leadership roles.  There is a need in all sectors for people with skills in managing human resources and providing HRM related training and programs for all levels of employees to advance the organization’s goals.

Grades earned within this program will be part of your permanent academic record and may be applied to the Master of Business Administration (MBA).


MBA 600 Foundations of Business, Part 1 2
MBA 603 MBA Essentials 1
MG 648 Human Resources Management 3
MG 658 Strategic HR Planning and Development 3
MG 668 Advanced Personnel Management 3
Total Hours 12

Admission Requirements

Admission into the Human Resource Management Micro-credential program at North Alabama includes the following requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally-accredited US based institution or an institution recognized by the government of another country.
  • An overall undergraduate grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, as reported on the transcript of the qualifying degree granting institution.

How to Apply

Step 1: Apply Online

Create yourMyUNA Profile to access the online graduate application, select Human Resource Management (Micro-Credential) in the Academic Program options. Already have a MyUNA Profile? You can Apply Online through your profile!

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Step 2: Request Official Transcripts

Request official transcripts from degree granting institution. Transcripts from University of North Alabama are not required. Official transcripts can be sent through an electronic transcript service to or mailed to: Office of Graduate Admissions, UNA Box 5078, Florence, AL 35632.

Once you submit your application, someone from the University will reach out to you with additional information.

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