The Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate is a program designed for university or college graduates eager to participate in an increasingly vital area of business management. The dynamic field of Human Resources is critical in today's competitive environment. Companies now recognize that strong management of their human resources provides a competitive advantage and leads to organizational success.

This program is designed to provide college and university graduates with a strong foundation in human resources.

Students are exposed to all areas of the human resources field. Students benefit from small class sizes, hands-on active learning and faculty with diverse experience in all areas of human resources. Partnership with the local chapter of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) gives students an opportunity to develop their networking skills and learn about working in the profession.

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Admission Requirements

A college diploma or university degree
- or -
Three years of related work experience

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Human Resources Management program will have the skills to enter a broad range of human resources roles at the entry level, with potential for advancement into management. Graduates of the program will be prepared for positions as recruiters, compensation analysts, pension and benefits assistants, health and safety assistants, employment equity officers, training and development assistants, labour relations assistants and other entry-level positions in human resources management.

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In the human resources field, credentials are very important. Students in this program complete all of the courses necessary to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam (CKE), which is required to obtain the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. There is a fee to write this exam.

Students must complete a university degree in order to receive full accreditation. Further information regarding the CHRP designation is available at the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) website.

Separate registration, eligibility and fees determined by the Human Resources Professionals Association will apply and the additional registrations are not included in the Human Resources Management program fees.