Human Resources Professional

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Human Resources TrainingHuman resources professionals fill an important role in organizations of all types and sizes. Just a few of the many functions that fall under the HR realm are recruiting and hiring employees, administering compensation and benefits plans, developing employee training programs and ensuring policies and procedures are in place to foster a safe workplace environment. The Human Resources Professional online training program from Vista College can give you the skills and knowledge you need to land an entry-level position in this exciting and in-demand specialty.

Prepare for Career-Enhancing HR Certification

In addition to helping expand your HR knowledge base, our user-friendly training program can also lead to highly valued certification. Upon completion of the Human Resources Professional program, you will be thoroughly prepared to take and pass the Professional in Human Resources certification exam. PHP certification is offered by the Human Resources Certification Institute and validates your expertise and qualifications as an HR professional. It can also give you a competitive advantage when seeking entry into the HR field or when pursuing career advancement opportunities.

What Does the Vista College Online Human Resources Professional Course Cover?

Our wide-ranging 120-hour training course consists of 20 easy-to-follow lessons that cover the various aspects of the HR role in an organization. The course begins with an introduction to human resources and then delves into key areas such as:

  • Planning and Strategy
  • Labor Relations
  • Hiring and Terminating
  • Human Resources Law
  • Health and Safety
  • Training and Compensation

The final lesson is devoted to PHP certification preparation and also explores the availability of internships and externships. You will benefit from a well-rounded learning experience that will help you throughout your career as an HR professional.

Preparing for the Human Resources Professional Course

There are no prerequisites for enrolling in our online Human Resources Professional program. However, if you wish to pursue PHP certification, you must meet one of the following criteria to be eligible to sit for the certification exam:

  • Master’s degree and one year of professional HR work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional HR work experience
  • Four years of professional HR work experience

To access the online course materials, you will need a Web-enabled Mac or PC that is equipped with the Windows Vista operating system or later version. Supplemental textbooks are included with your course materials at no additional cost.

Online Learning Meets the Needs of Today’s Working Adults

Many Vista College students must juggle work and family obligations with their educational pursuits. Our online learning programs provide the flexibility to manage a busy lifestyle and still find time for studying. You get the benefit of 24/7 access, which allows you to learn at your convenience. You have total control of the learning experience, so you can complete the program at a pace that is comfortable for you – and you’ll never have to set foot on a college campus. The Human Resources Professional program is facilitated by a qualified and capable instructor who is genuinely committed to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals. You will have six months to complete the program, and a six-month extension is available at no additional cost if you need more time.


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