All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.
Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.
For further information, see Admission Requirements.
An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.
An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.
An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.
An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.
An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.
An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.
Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.
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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.
If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.
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*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140
Humber’s comprehensive Human Resources Management graduate certificate program covers all the key functions in this diverse field including employment law, labour relations, training and development, pension and benefit plans, occupational health and safety, compensation, performance management, and recruitment and selection. The expertise, knowledge and management skills you acquire can be applied to any organization. Humber’s faculty draw on their many years of hands-on human resources experience and expertise to successfully guide you through this program.
The first of its kind in Canada, our program is in high demand because it prepares you to work in all areas of human resources. Core concepts are studied in the classroom and applied in a work placement to help you gain a practical understanding of human resources.
You will gain the knowledge, skills, and experience to become highly marketable human resources professional. Our program offers a comprehensive exploration of all the core components of the field including its power to influence key business decisions.Courses Program Standards
Get first-hand experience with a short-term or long-term work placement (minimum 160 hours required).
Humber's program is the longest running HR postgraduate program in Canada (established in 1988) and is well regarded by employers.
People are organizations’ most important assets. Changing demographics and other factors revolutionizing industry are placing human resources professionals as strategic business partners when Canadian companies vie for a competitive edge. Human resources departments across all industries need trained human resources professionals who have business acumen and can help organizations to recruit, train, compensate, motivate and retain the best-fit employees. The choices available within human resources are so extensive - your career will remain interesting and challenging for many years. The program equips you for roles such as health and safety officer, recruiter, labour relations assistant, compensation analyst, training co-ordinator and benefits administrator.
Potential employers can be startups, small- to medium-sized enterprises and large organizations including Rogers Media, CIBC, Loblaw, Univar, Ontario Government, Peel Regional Police, Home Depot, Deloitte, TJX, City of Toronto, City of Barrie, City of Mississauga, WSIB, Fairmont Hotels, Scotiabank, TD Canada Trust, Royal Bank of Canada, Siemens, Habitat for Humanity, Hudson's Bay Company, L.A. Fitness, Mazda Canada Inc., Rexall, SNC-Lavalin, Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc., Enersource, Toronto Hydro and Air Canada.
This program is approved by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) as meeting the course-work component for eligibility to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam 1 - the exam requirement for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. The HRPA charges a fee to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Exam (CKE) for its CHRP designation.
HRPA is currently reviewing its curriculum requirements for the CHRP and CHRL designations. Consult the HRPA website for updates on this review
This information is accurate as of December 2016.
Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
Parveen Gill has been actively involved in The Mentoring Partnership program offered by TRIEC for seven years. This time, Parveen’s passion for giving back to society, empower people, enhance capacity and stimulate her own learning pursuit took her to Hanoi, Vietnam. She volunteered through Leave for Change program.
Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.