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HR Management Courses & Programs

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies (SPCS) at the University of Richmond offers coursework designed specifically for HR professionals, and for those interested in entering or advancing in the human resource management field.

From our vibrant undergraduate and graduate coursework in HR management to our SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification preparation program and the online certificates and coursework in HR topics, we’re your Richmond-area provider for professional development and career advancement coursework and programming.

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Academic Degrees

We offer thriving HR Management degree programs. Whether you need to complete your bachelor’s degree or earn a graduate credential in HRM, we have a program for you.


Credits transferrable into the bachelor’s


Credits required for master’s


Credits required for graduate certificate

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Our degree programs don't require standardized test scores for admission, and we admit into fall, spring & summer terms.
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Online Professional Education

We’re a SHRM-approved provider of the SHRM Learning System, a comprehensive review of the entire body of HR knowledge that prepares you for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification exams.

We also partner with leading online learning providers like MindEdge and ed2go to provide professional certificate programs that meet HR professionals’ learning needs.

Browse Our Professional Learning Options

We offer a number of in-person and online professional learning opportunities
Partner with SPCS for Custom Training

We would love to partner with your organization to help fill skill gaps or create new skill sets in your workforce. We can develop a variety of programs to meet your organization’s training, development and education needs, and we specialize in serving working professionals. To learn more, visit our Partner page.

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We’re the continuing and professional education unit of the University of Richmond.

The University of Richmond is a private liberal arts school with stellar national reputation and rankings. We share the resources of the University throughout the Richmond community. Our degree programs are accredited by SACSCOC, and our education programs are also approved by CAEP.

We hope you’ll consider the School of Professional & Continuing Studies as your source for professional studies, whether for the joy of learning or to build your skills and advance your career. When you’re ready to take the next step, our graduate and post-bachelor’s programs and classes are ready when you are.

See what we offer, and when you’re ready to take the next step, let us know. Browse and follow links on this page to learn about our master’s degrees and certificates, and complete our inquiry form to request additional information and join our contact list.

We look forward to hearing from you. We work for current and aspiring HR Management professionals.