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Online Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® Dual Certification Course

Towson University’s Center for Professional Studies offers expert online training for those seeking to earn a Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® certification. Our Online Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® Dual Certification Course is developed from the ground up by Towson University Ph.D. faculty, and peer reviewed by industry practitioners.

Online Professional in Human Resources Course

Course Overview:

The PHR® certification prepares students for careers as a Human Resources Manager/Director, Human Resources Recruiter, Human Resource Policy Writer, Human Resource Administrator or Trainer. The PHR® certification is industry neutral and covers the fields of Information Technology, Health Care, Construction, Engineering, Business and Administrative Operations. Becoming PHR® certified is an asset to any professional in the human resources field, with a salary for certified human resource managers and directors that can be upwards of $100,000 annually.

Our Online Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® Dual Certification Course introduces learners to the technical and operational aspects of human resource practices, U.S, law and regulation, as outlined by the HR Certification Institute’s (HRCI) Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® Body of Knowledge. Enrollment into the Online Professional in Human Resources Course gives students full access to the entire Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® Body of Knowledge functional areas, provides assessment questions at the end of each module and a comprehensive assessment at the end of the entire course. Upon full completion of the Online Professional in Human Resources Course students will also receive a “Towson University Center of Professional Studies Certificate of Completion,” that awards the student with 120 contact hours and 12 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Identify each of the major HRM functions and processes of strategic HRM planning, job analysis and design, recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, and performance appraisal
  • Define strategic HR planning and the HRM process to the organization’s strategic management and decision-making process
  • Recall the wide range of sources for attracting and recruiting talent and appropriate practices for job placement
  • Recognize emerging trends, opportunities and challenges in performance appraisal
  • List training and development processes as well as future trends for HRM globalization
  • Understand federal legislation governing HR practices and identify appropriate courses of action
  • Describe the difference between human resource management and development activities
  • Identify methods for recruitment and selection procedures
  • Comprehend and apply HR code of ethics
  • Explain how adults learn & transfer new information to improve on-the-job performance

Certification:

Upon successful completion of this Human Resources Exam Prep (PHR/SPHR)® course and the required professional HR experience, students will be prepared to sit for the HRCI certification exam to become a Professional in Human Resources (PHR)® or a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)®.

The PHR is open to HR professionals with at least 2 years professional experience and the SPHR is available to those with a minimum of 6 years professional experience.

View Course Outline

Date
Ongoing

Schedule
Ongoing

Location
Online

Hours
120/ 6 Months

Tuition
$2,149