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Certificate in
Human Resources Management

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This certificate program provides comprehensive education in current human resources management techniques. It is ideal for human resources management professionals who wish to expand or update their skills, and for those seeking employment in the human resources field.

Many of the courses in the Human Resources Management certificate program may qualify for exemptions in the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation offered by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) (www.hrpa.ca).

For detailed certificate and program information, please visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/hrmanagement.

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Admission Criteria

It is recommended that applicants have the following:

OSSD with six Grade 12 U or M credits, or equivalent, or mature student status, with some experience in business.

Undergraduate students wishing to pursue a continuing education certificate program should be aware of possible restrictions; please refer to Curriculum Advising for complete details.

Program Open House

Students who have questions about the admission criteria and/or would like to know more about this certificate are invited to attend a Program Open House. Please see Open House for dates, times, and location.

Certificate Requirements

The successful completion of six courses, with a cumulative grade point average of 1.67 or higher, is required for the certificate. Up to three course credits may be granted on the basis of courses successfully completed at other institutions.

Certificate Registration

Students may be registered in only one certificate program at any one time. To allow maximum flexibility in crediting external courses and/or courses previously taken at Ryerson, students should register in the certificate at the beginning of their first course (see also Courses and Programs FAQ). For complete details on the advantages of early registration, registration deadlines, and Transfer Credit restrictions, all students should read Registration in a Certificate Program.

Requirements for Graduation

To graduate, you must successfully complete the published certificate curricula from the year you registered in the certificate. Certificate requirements must be completed within six years from the time you were first admitted into the certificate program. In some circumstances, certificate requirements may change, resulting in courses no longer being available. In such cases, Course Substitutions/Directives may be requested. Also, you must apply on RAMSS to graduate, prior to the appropriate application deadlines (see Important Dates). For complete details, all students should read Graduation.

Required Courses

CMHR 405   Human Resources:  Organizational Behaviour
CMHR 523   Human Resources:  Human Resources Management


Electives (select four)

CLAW 529   Law:  Employment and Labour Law
CMHR 505   Human Resources:  Organizational Behaviour II
CMHR 522   Human Resources:  Union Management Relations
CMHR 600   Human Resources:  Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
CMHR 623   Human Resources:  Recruitment and Selection
CMHR 671   Human Resources:  Human Resources Information Systems
CMHR 711   Human Resources:  Occupational Health and Safety
CMHR 733   Human Resources:  Training and Development
CMHR 749   Human Resources:  Compensation Management
CMHR 849   Human Resources:  Human Resources Planning


Note to registered certificate program students
Electives
CMHR 670 deleted.

Distance Education

The following courses are available in a distance education format this academic year.

CMHR 405   Human Resources:  Organizational Behaviour
CMHR 505   Human Resources:  Organizational Behaviour II
CMHR 523   Human Resources:  Human Resources Management
CMHR 711   Human Resources:  Occupational Health and Safety
CMHR 733   Human Resources:  Training and Development