|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years, plus 1 Optional Co-op term|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,011 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,861), 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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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
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:
This three-year advanced diploma program delivers relevant, current and in-demand skills and prepares you for a career in the growing area of Human Resources. Your studies will focus on topics such as recruiting, compensation, training, benefits, occupational health and safety, labour relations, leadership, motivational techniques and organizational behaviour. In addition, you will acquire skills in the effective use of industry-standard software. As a student, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with industry professionals and to participate in hands-on learning opportunities such as case competitions.
This program is credited by the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Professional designation (CHRP).
As a graduate of this program, you may:
- Acquire a professional designation through the Canadian Payroll Association.
- Complete Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Human Resources Management program in less than two years.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Employee recruitment, selection and retention strategies
- Performance management program
- Recruitment in union and non-union environments
- Compensation plans
- Information technologies for HR
- Data management
The courses in this program may be credited by:
- The International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) towards the Certified Professional, or
- Certified Specialist designations (IPMA – CP or IPMA – CS)
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term(s) in a formal work environment. In most cases, the work term(s) is a full-time paid position completed between two academic semesters. In programs with limited co-op 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 co-op stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Human resources administrator
- Human resources generalist
- Human resources specialist
- Compensation analyst
- Pensions and benefits administrator
- Occupational health and safety officer
- HRIS specialist