Postgraduate Certificate Online

Human Capital Leadership

American Public University

24 months
370 USD/credit 3330 USD/year
370 USD/credit 3330 USD/year
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The Human Capital Leadership Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University examines the processes, strategies, and practices used by companies and managers to effectively and efficiently leverage their human capital.


Course Details

Prepare to help organizations navigate change, especially during crisis and growth periods, with the Human Capital Leadership Postgrad. Cert. at the American Public University.

APU’s online graduate certificate is designed to help you learn how to evaluate critical information aimed at complex decision making and implement new initiatives in a changing work environment. 

Coursework covers ethics, organizational crisis management, leadership, human resource (HR) practices, and workforce planning. You will prepare a case study that details your vision for how an organization should respond to a crisis.

The human capital leadership certificate program features faculty who bring real-world experience and knowledge about human resource management to your learning.

What You Will Do

  • Evaluate HR policies and practices that impact hiring, developing, and retaining employees
  • Create a shared vision and departmental objectives that empower employees and encourage collaboration to support an organization’s mission
  • Summarize how leaders ensure their employees are able to work in an ethical, safe, transparent environment
  • Develop a case study demonstrating how an organization should respond to a crisis

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Strategic Human Resource Management Practices
  • Workforce Planning
  • Organizational Crisis Management
  • Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Ethics in Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 84 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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Courses Start Monthly


18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Please read all graduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    3330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 370 USD per credit during 24 months.

$250 with military grant


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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