Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
CHRP™ designation from the Human Resources Professionals Association
CIM™ designation from the Canadian Institute of Management
PCP™ designation from the Canadian Payroll Association
|Course Code||Course Title|
|BUSN-225||Research Methods and Data Analysis 1|
|ECON-205||Principles of Microeconomics|
|HRMT-302||Recruitment and Selection|
|HRMT-310||Occupational Health and Safety|
|HRMT-311||Compensation and Benefits|
|HRMT-312||Employee Training and Development|
|Semester 4 ELECT-B Options|
|CPAC-102||Payroll Fundamentals 1|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|ELECT-B||Professional Business Elective|
|HRMT-307||Human Resource Planning|
|HRMT-309||Human Resource Management Systems|
|BUSN-398||International Capstone Project|
|INTL-336||International Management: Negotiation and Strategy|
|INTL-339||International Business Planning|
|OMGT-229||Project Management Principles|
|Semester 6 ELECT-B Options|
|CPAC-103||Payroll Fundamentals 2|
Career Options and Education Pathways
Career Options and Education PathwaysPrinter Friendly
- The Human Resources program's small class settings allow for individual attention from instructors.
- Experiential learning includes case studies, simulations and project-based learning.
- You will become comfortable with popular business software such as Microsoft Suite and SAP.
- Faculty members have business world experience and up-to-date knowledge of current trends.
- The resulting diploma reflects high standards of learning, recognized in Canada and abroad, enhancing your career opportunities.
Global Citizenship and Equity
You will develop a portfolio documenting your engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and the available supports, please visit www.centennialcollege.ca/citizenshipandequity.
- Human Resources generalist / associate
- Compensation specialist
- Occupational Health and Safety Officer
Start in a diploma program, end with a degree! Successful graduates of this Business Administration - Human Resources program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each partner pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Partner Institution||Degree Program|
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in multiple majors|
|Honours Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Human Resources Management or Marketing (Also available at Brampton, ON campus)|
|Bachelor of Science in multiple majors|
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Management, 3-year or 4-year with major|
|Bachelor of Commerce|
|Bachelor of Human Resources & Labour Relations|
|Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies|
|Davenport University||Bachelor of Business Administration - Management|
|Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resources Management|
|Griffith University||Bachelor of Business - Human Resources major|
|Guelph-Humber, University of||Honours Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Laurentian University||Bachelor of Arts - multiple majors|
|Ontario Tech University (UOIT)||Honours Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies and Digital Technology|
|Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management (direct entry)|
|Niagara College||Honours Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resources|
|Royal Roads University||Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Bachelor of Commerce - Human Resources Strategy and Technology|
|Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management|
|Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Services Management|
|Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|Honours Bachelor of Business - Technology Management|
|York University||Honours Bachelor degree in any major|
|Honours Human Resources Management|
|Honours International Studies (English & French)|
|Honours French Studies, History (English & French)|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
Tor search for pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, visit ONCAT
Qualified graduates may be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select universities, institutes and professional associations. These partnerships allow you to apply academic credit towards further study.
The Business Administration – Human Resources program's educational partners include:
- Algoma University
- Athabasca University
- Griffith University
- Lakehead University
- Laurentian University
- Nipissing University
- Ryerson University
- University of New Brunswick
- Ontario Tech University
- University of Windsor
Human Resources Professionals Association [please see up to date designation requirements at: //www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/default.aspx] CIM | Chartered Managers Canada [please see up to date designation requirements at: cim.ca] Canadian Payroll Association [please see up to date designation requirements at: payroll.ca]
Business Administration - Human Resources Program has received accreditation from the following Professional Associations:
- Human Resources Professionals Association
- Canadian Institute of Managment | Chartered Managers Canada
- Canadian Payroll Association
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
- English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
- Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission
Co-op OptionPrinter Friendly
The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete two consecutive co-op work terms as an employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career.
To participate in this co-op option, you will need to complete an application process in the second semester. If academically qualified, you may be admitted to the co-op program. Academically qualified students who are accepted into the program will register for the co-op preparation course as scheduled.
- Minimum of 80% of courses completed from year one and two
- A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171
- A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (this must be maintained for the duration of the program)
- Students must be legally eligible to work in Canada
- Students who meet the above prerequisites will apply to transfer to the co-op program as scheduled
Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.
Co-op Model Route
|Fall Semester Intake|
|Winter||Co-op Work Term 1|
|Summer||Co-op Work Term 2|
|Winter Semester Intake|
|Summer||Co-op Work Term 1|
|Fall||Co-op Work Term 2|
|Summer Semester Intake|
|Fall||Co-op Work Term 1|
|Winter||Co-op Work Term 2|
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
1. Apply Online
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.If you have previously attended a full-time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in-person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2020.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|