Looking to further your post-secondary education? Pursue a Post Diploma in Human Resource Management. Upon
completion of this two year diploma, you will be employable in many HR related
The program is based upon the Charted Professional in Human Resources Management (CPHR) competency framework, and is ideal for working professionals wanting to pursue their CPHR designation, as well as students wanting to pursue a career in human resources management.
Some potential careers in Human Resources include:
- Labour Relations Directors
- Payroll Managers
- Recruiting Managers
- Administrative Service Managers
- Compensation & Benefits Managers
- Human Resource Specialists
- Training & Development Managers
- Job Analysis Specialists
Examples of salaries for Human Resources Professionals.
CNC’s Post-Diploma in Human Resources Management is accredited with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources — British Columbia & Yukon. This means that graduates who meet the requirements are eligible to waive writing the National Knowledge Exam® moving them one step closer to receiving their CPHR designation.
For more information and requirements on the CPHR designation please see cphr.ca
Post Diploma Human Resources Management Courses
The Post Diploma in Human Resources Management program gives students the knowledge they require to become effective supervisors, managers or human resources professionals in Canada. The program is based upon the CPHR (Chartered Professional in Human Resource Management) competency framework, and is ideal for working professionals wanting to pursue their CPHR designation, as well as students wanting to pursue a career in human resource management.
The program consists of 15 courses, including either a capstone project or a management practicum. In both options, you will be able to apply and synthesize theoretical concepts learned during the previous coursework. There are three intakes per year, with courses spread over four semesters allowing for a more manageable course load. Classes are delivered in a workshop style, in three-hour blocks, allowing for more interaction between you and the instructor.
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Applicants require proof of successful completion of the following:
- Minimum successful completion of a two-year diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution, or equivalent.
- Students whose first language is not English must show proof of a IELTS score of 6.0 or 80 IBT TOEFL result.
This program has a limited number of seats per intake and and students are accepted on a “first qualified, first admitted.
Criminal Record Check
Students who qualify for a practicum may need to show proof of a clear criminal record check to their practicum host organization before the practicum begins. If there are any expenses associated with obtaining this criminal record check, it will be the responsibility of the student. A search which identifies relevant criminal convictions may prevent students from entering into a practicum placement, and may also impact job prospects in the field of Human Resources Management upon completion of the program.
In order to receive the Diploma, students must pass each course with a minimum B- grade (68%) or higher. Students must complete all program requirements towards the PDHRM credential within six calendar years from the time of initial registration, including transfer credits.
Students who meet all graduation requirements will receive a Post-Diploma in Human Resources Management.
Note: This program is accredited by CPHR BC & Yukon, and graduates may be eligible to have the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) requirement waived. There may be different or additional requirements in terms of GPA and program completion timelines in order to qualify for a NKE Waiver. For more information about CPHR BC & Yukon's requirements for the NKE Waiver or the CPHR designation, please see Charted Professionals in Human Resources website.
Many courses in this program use online learning tools. Students will need
- a reliable internet connection, and
- a device to access the internet.
Students are encouraged to review historical syllabi or discuss with a recruiter, an advisor, or a faculty member to identify their technological needs.
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These costs are an estimate and do not include books, which can be
purchased from the bookstore.
Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.
Paying for college
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Salaries and employment
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