Course Summary
Credit Type:
Organization's ID:
SS530, ST530
Prometric DSST Exams are offered at colleges, universities or military bases that are not owned or operated by Prometric.
2 hours
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 human resource management
Credit is recommended for candidates who score 400 or above.


DSST Human Resource Management is a multiple-choice exam designed to evaluate whether candidates possess the knowledge and understanding that would be gained by taking a lower level college course in human resource management which includes the following content: overview of the human resource management field; human resource planning, staffing and talent acquisition, training and development; performance management/appraisals; compensation and benefit issues such as performance related pay, mandatory and voluntary benefits; health, safety and workplace security; employment law; labor relations and current human resource issues and trends.

Skills Measured:

This exam was developed to enable schools to award credit to students for knowledge equivalent to that learned by students taking the course. The list of topics included in the exam are: An Overview of the Human Resource Management Field, Human Resource Planning, Staffing / Talent Acquisition, Training and Development, Performance Management (Appraisals), Compensation and Benefits / Total rewards, Safety and Health, Employment Law, Labor Relations, Current Issues and Trends.
Instruction & Assessment
Supplemental Materials

Other offerings from Prometric Inc, DSST Credit-by-Exam