The Graduate Certificate in Human Capital provides deep knowledge of the practices and research based disciplines of Human Capital and Human Resource Management. Participants will learn how human capital contributes to the core strategy of an organization. Courses cover key areas associated with human resource competencies as well as knowledge associated with the psychology of people, organizations, and careers. Human capital theory is presented in a practical way, targeted towards HR generalists or non-human resource managers interested in understanding the strategic function of HR in organizations.
Fall – July 17
Two (2) recommendations required.
Prior academic records:
Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended, whether or not credit was earned, the program was completed, or the credit appears as transfer credit on another transcript. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission.
If transcripts are in a language other than English, English language translations must be provided. The English translation alone should be uploaded into your application.
Statement of purpose:
In an essay of 250 – 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in your chosen field. Include your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application.
International applicants only:
Please review International Applicant Information carefully for details on required documents and English language requirements. Please note: international students who require a student visa from GW are not eligible to apply for admission to this program.
PLEASE NOTE that the minimum English language test scores required by this program are:
Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:
School of Business
The George Washington University
2201 G Street NW
Washington DC 20052
Contact for questions:
[email protected] ~ 202.994.1212
9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday