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Human Resources Management

Available: Fall, Winter

Program Description

Hit the ground running with relevant, current and in-demand skills! This graduate certificate program in Human Resources Management will enhance your marketability and give you the relevant professional skills and knowledge that employers in today's marketplace are looking for. The program gives you the opportunity to acquire a comprehensive background in the functions of Human Resources from both theoretical and practical perspectives, including employment law, recruitment and selection, training and development, and compensation. The focus of the program is on applied, relevant and current learning. As a student, you will have the opportunity to interact directly with industry professionals, to participate in case competitions to refine your critical thinking skills and to learn from qualified, current and award-winning faculty.

Campus

Duration

2 Semesters (1 Year)

Credential Awarded

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Your Career

In the face of a changing workforce, including an aging population and 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. As a graduate of this program, you will possess the skills for employment in a variety of human resources positions such as human resources administrator, human resources manager, labour relations officer, training co-ordinator, compensation analyst, HRIS specialist, health and safety specialist or benefits administrator. You will have the skills and expertise to add immediate value to an organization.

Work-Integrated Learning - Optional

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.

Work-Integrated Learning Model - Fall Start
Fall Winter Summer
Semester 1 Semester 2 Work Term
Work-Integrated Learning Model - January Start
Winter Summer Fall
Semester 1 Semester 2 Work Term

Professional Certification

The subjects in this program may be credited by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) towards the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation as well as by the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) towards the Certified Professional or Certified Specialist designations (IPMA – CP or IPMA – CS).

Related Careers

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

  • A recognized degree or three-year postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution; OR
    • Mature applicants with 3 to 5 years of documented work experience in a related field may be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
    • English proficiency at the postsecondary level.
  • Graduates of the three-year Business Administration – Human Resources (BHR) diploma program are not eligible for this graduate certificate program.

Program Costs

2017-18 ACADEMIC YEAR

Tuition – Domestic

$6,118

Tuition – International

$14,804

Book & Supply Costs

$1,534


Please note: All costs are approximate, may vary by campus and are subject to change at any time without notice. Parking, locker and some mandatory incidental fees are among the charges not included in the figures above.

Program Details

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Please take a few moments to view Important Academic Dates for your relevant term.

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Admissions

Need to know more about your application and/or the application process? Reach out to our admissions advisors for assistance.

Domestic
Stacy Chan 416.491.5050 ext. 22806 Stacy.Chan@senecacollege.ca
International

Student Recruitment

Have questions about Seneca’s campuses, financial aid, student supports and more? Connect with one of our student recruiters for more information or to book a campus tour.

Student Recruitment
Additional Contacts

Program Coordinator

Alfonsina Chang 416.491.5050 ext. 26094 Alfonsina.Chang@senecacollege.ca

Program Chair

Maria Sairoglou 416.491.5050 ext. 26718 Maria.Sairoglou@senecacollege.ca

Why Choose Seneca?

Passionate, expert faculty from a range of professions


Real-world learning experiences through paid and non-paid work opportunities


Curriculums developed in collaboration with industry advisory committees


A variety of credentials offered from certificates, diplomas, degrees, and graduate certificates


Opportunities to pathway to higher level credentials at Seneca and other universities in our transfer partnership network