Leadership in Developing Human Resources


The Leadership in Developing Human Resources Graduate Certificate offers professionals the opportunity to focus their studies on the human resource development needs of individuals and groups in a variety of employment settings. Individuals with this specialization may find employment opportunities in business and industry, community colleges and higher education, government, professional and trade associations, public organizations, and volunteer agencies.

Course Location/Delivery

This graduate certificate program is offered at the Tampa and Sarasota campuses.

Admission Requirements

The requirements for admission to this certificate are as follows: Students must possess a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students who are currently seeking a master's degree may also be considered.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.


None are required.


15 credit hours There are six (6) credit hours of required coursework:


Select nine (9) credit hours of elective coursework from the following list:

Time Limit

Three years

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval

Standardized Tests

International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.


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