|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 Optional Work term|
|Tuition fee||CA$15,590 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,287), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible, you must possess:
Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years of related work experience may be considered for admission. Relevant resume and references must be provided.
Note: Graduates of the three-year Business Administration — Human Resources (BHR) program, or a similar program at an Ontario College, are not eligible for this graduate certificate program.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
In the face of a changing workforce – including an aging population, an increased number of retirements, and a challenging economic environment – organizations in Canada are placing an increased emphasis on strategic human resources management. The demand for qualified Human Resources professionals is increasing. This eight-month graduate certificate program will help you acquire a comprehensive background in the functions of human resources from both theoretical and practical perspectives. The focus of the program is on applied, relevant and current learning with opportunities to interact directly with industry professionals, and learn from qualified and award-winning faculty.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Critical thinking
- Organizational management
- Interpersonal communications
- Verbal and written communication
- Conflict management
Optional Work Term
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
If you wish to pursue a designation in the field of human resources, the courses in this program may be credited by:
- The Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.
- The International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) towards the Certified Professional or Certified Specialist designations (IPMA – CP or IPMA – CS)
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Human resources administrator
- Human resources coordinator
- Human resources manager
- Labour relations officer
- Talent acquisition specialist
- Training and development co-ordinator
- Compensation analyst
- HRIS specialist
- Health and safety specialist
- Pension and benefits administrator