Professional Development

Human Resource Management

USF's training programs for entry-level and seasoned professionals will give you the skills and knowledge needed to stand out from the crowd. Flexible options allow you to take individual courses or enroll in a comprehensive certificate program.  We also offer training to prepare you for your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification exam. All options are offered on an open-enrollment basis with no application required. Select your program:

Human Resources Management Certificates
Gain a comprehensive, practical foundation in human resources. Students who complete these certificate programs will learn the skills required for advancement in the human resources field.


Organization Development and Leadership Certificate
Gain the skills needed to become a great leader within your organization and earn a Certificate in Organization Development and Leadership.


SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Acquire a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities in this 2-day course and gain knowledge and skills that can be used immediately.

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) Certification
Acquire the knowledge needed to sit for the new standard in HR certification, the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exams from an approved provider of SHRM.