This 12 credit program is designed to provide HR practitioners and those with an interest in global HR business practices with a comprehensive understanding of the law, policy and best practices necessary for effective management of global human resources, employment relations and labor relations responsibilities.
Effective Date: Spring Semester 2016
Expiriation Date: Summer Session 2021
Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 General Admissions Standards. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
- Applicants admitted into the certificate program must have a 3.0 grade-point average in the last two years of undergraduate work. This requirement may be waived in exceptional circumstances;
- All applicants submit a Graduate School application (including payment of the nonrefundable application fee), resume, and personal statement addressing their reasons for pursuing a certificate in international human resources and employment relations;
- Applicants must have two (2) years of full-time work experience (excludes part-time jobs and internships.
Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.
All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better and a grade-point average of 3.0 to be awarded the certificate.
|LER 403||International Human Resource Studies||3|
|HRER 803||Human Resources in Multinational Enterprises||3|
|HRER 801||Comparative and International Employment and Labor Law||3|
|LER 400||Comparative Employment Relations Systems||3|
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
Certificate Program Head: Paul Clark
Primary Program Contact: Erin Hetzel
Mailing Address: School of Labor and Employment Relations 506, University Park, PA 16802
Telephone: (814) 867-4167
Program Website: International Human Resources and Employment Relations