The George Washington University

Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Essentials of Human Resource Development


GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus

Washington, NJ 23602

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Essentials of Human Resource Development

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This certificate provides sound understanding of organizations as human systems. Students learn about the interaction of human behavior and organizational processes. Each course in the certificate program is part of the existing curriculum for the master’s degree in Human Resource Development (HRD). Upon completion of the certificate, a student may choose to continue in the master’s program, at which point the student would be required to submit an application and meet entrance requirements. All coursework completed in the certificate will transfer into the master’s program. The certificate in essentials of human resource development is a four-course program (12 credit hours) that can be completed in two semesters. The courses are: -HOL 6700 – Foundations of Human Resource Development -HOL 6706 – Issues in Human Resource Development HOL 6705 – Strategic Human Performance Processes HOL 6746 – Work Groups and Teams in Organizations For more information or to apply, please contact these campus-specific program managers: Foggy Bottom campus: Kristin Furio at 202-994-1040 or Hampton Roads Center: Terry Rice Hinders at 757-269-2202 or Alexandria Graduate Education Center: Jennifer Oribello at 703-299-0294 or


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City

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