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Human Resources Manager

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Program Description

Human Resources (HR) Managers often serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. They frequently advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes. HR Managers also perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures. They generally plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.

Program Outcomes

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:      

Students will have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).    Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate. Students will be prepared to sit for the certification exam for Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR).

Certifying Organization:

HR Certification Institute (HRCI), www.hrci.org

Financial Aid and Payment Options

  • Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
  • Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
  • Tuition Waiver for Senior Citizens and Individuals with Disabilities
  • Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
  • Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
  • Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

3 months

Courses start in June, September and February at CCBC Owings Mills.

Program Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Application Process

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number



Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)



MGT 346

Fundamentals of Human Resources aPHR Certification


Materials provided



Additional Information

Skills for Success:

​Good planning and organizational skills; strong oral and written communications skills; strong interpersonal skills; good problem-solving skills.

Career Opportunities:

​Students will be better prepared to effectively work in an organization’s human resources department.  Careers in this field are available in a broad range of privately held companies, government agencies and non-profit organizations.


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Program Contact Information


Peter Naron

Email: pnaron@ccbcmd.edu

Phone: 443-840-4572

Location: Owings Mills, 305D


Administrative Assistant:

Sarah Cullip

Email: scullip@ccbcmd.edu

Phone: 443-840-1632

Location: Essex, BESS 116

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