Human Resource Development | Riverland Community College Accredited 2-Year Minnesota School Offering Programs to Southern, MN - Riverland

Supervisory Management - Human Resource Development

Why study Human Resource Development at Riverland?

The Human Resource Development certificate is a 15-credit program that can stand alone and can be completed in one semester or can be combined with the Supervising & Managing certificate, the Leadership certificate and 15 MnTC general education credits for a total of 60 credits to complete the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Supervisory Management.

It is designed for both working professionals and students who are seeking management careers that require Human Resources Development skills and knowledge. It provides a broad base of training in employee selection, retention and employee development techniques. Learn about important workplace issues such as safety, diversity and wellness. The aim of an accelerated format is to connect course work to real-world workplace applications. It is essential to success that you are willing to dedicate considerable time outside the classroom to reading, writing, research, presentations and projects.

    What will I study?


    Career Outlook

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,907 new Human Resources Managers to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

(source: Minnesota State CAREERwise Education)

Where Do Human Resources Managers Work?

Human Resources Managers often work in the following industries.

  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Educational Services
Job Title Examples

Industrial Relations Manager, Labor Relations Manager, Personnel Manager,  Diversity Manager, Human Resources Coordinator (HR Coordinator), Human Resources Officer (HR Officer), Human Resources Supervisor, Human Services Manager, Position Classification Manager,  Staffing Manager


    Program Scholarships

The college offers several scholarships for students to help with the cost of their education.

Last Updated: February 23, 2017

    Quick Facts
  • Certificate
  • 15 Credits | One Semester
  • Location: Albert Lea, 100% Online
  • Offering: Fall, Spring