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Post-degree Certificate in Human Resources Management

Prepare to excel in a human resources management career. Develop a deep knowledge of human resources plus the business and influence skills to take you to the next level.


In just two terms, this full-time, post-degree certificate program will prepare you for a successful career in human resources.

Drawing on York University’s half-century of expertise in professional education, and our renowned advisory committee of senior human resources leaders, this program is designed to give you a deeper understanding of the concepts and a broader competency base than you will get from other programs.

  • Our quality interactive curriculum is created and taught by HR experts.
  • You will complete the required courses to earn the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.
  • You will get a rich foundation in human resources management plus the business and influencing skills employers value when hiring and promoting.
  • You will be exposed to practical applications and case studies that reflect situations you will experience in your career.
  • You will receive unique exposure to Canada’s multicultural work environment.
  • Your classes will be small in size (similar to upper-year tutorials), and all will take place in the morning so you can balance work schedules.

Who should take this program?

  • University graduates who aspire to move beyond basic front-line functional roles to complex or management roles in the field of human resources.
  • International students interested in studying human resources management from a Canadian perspective.
  • Anyone wishing to gain expedited admissions processing for York University’s highly competitive Executive Master’s degree in Human Resources Management (MHRM) in preparation for senior-level appointments. (Please note: expedited admissions processing does not alter the admissions criteria for the MHRM.)

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