Seneca College

Human Resources Management - (Optional Co-op)

Program Information

School:Seneca College
Degree:Post-diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Description: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. The focus of the program is on applied, relevant and current learning. 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.

The co-operative education component provides you with the opportunity to secure a paid work-term. As a student, you have a shared responsibility for securing employ-ment opportunities. The coop option gives you the opportunity to combine classroom learning and real-world experience. This option is in place for both the September and January intake.

URL:Human Resources Management - (Optional Co-op) at Seneca College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $5,497
National: $5,497
International: $13,567

All students enrolled in a co-operative education program will be charged an additional, non-refundable, administrative fee. Collection of the fees will commence with the semester in which the first Co-op Professional Practice subject is scheduled, at the rate of $495.00 per work term.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Program Eligibility: - A three–year diploma or recognized degree from an accredited institution, and/or Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with 3 to 5 years related work experience including references. Consistent with Academic Policy, graduates of the three–year Business Administration – Human Resources (BHR) diploma program are not eligible for this graduate certificate program. - English proficiency at the college level.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: Minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper based) or 88 (internet based with no test below 22), OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (no single test score below 6.0), OR CAEL with an overall band score of 70

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 19, 2014

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