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What will I learn?

Do you believe that an organization’s greatest asset is its people and have a keen interest in cultivating and supporting human resources to ensure organizational success?

Learn how human resource professionals are essential team members in planning strategic programs focused on human capital and organizational development to maintain competitiveness, improved employee commitment and build a positive workplace culture.


  • High graduate employment rate resulting from experience gained via applied opportunities through co-op work terms and industry-related projects.
  • Experienced faculty with more than 50 years of collective teaching and industry experience.
  • Career development workshops, networking and industry events.
  • Digital and project management skills development.
  • Opportunities to work/study aboard.
  • Connections to professional associations such as HRPA, Occupational Heath & Safety, and Performance and Learning.
  • Courses required to write the Comprehensive Knowledge Examination (CKE) for the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation must have an overall average of 70 percent with no course mark below 65 percent.


  • Human resources coordinator or consultant
  • Health and safety coordinator
  • Human resources manager/assistant
  • Labour relations officer
  • Payroll and benefits coordinator
  • Recruitment and selection specialist
  • Training and development coordinator
  • Organizational development specialist

Nipissing University Transfer Agreement

Graduates of this program have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Commerce degree or a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Nipissing University at our Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus and online.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Management

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$13,950.00 (US$ 10,926) per year
CAN $6,675 - CAN $7,275 per term
Start date

Expected January 2022


Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus

International Office, Room W115,

135 Taylor Road,


Ontario (ON),

L0S 1J0, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants must hold Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, including the following required courses:

  • English - any Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent

Recommended Courses and/or Recommended Skills (Not Required for Admission):

  • Mathematics - any Grade 12 (C) or (U)

TOEFL - Paper: 500; Computer: 173; iBT: 79 minimum: 20 Writing, 20 Speaking

IELTS: 6.0 overall, No individual band under 5.5

CAEL: 60 - No band under 50

EAP: Completion of Level 5 English for Academic Preparation (EAP) program with 70% and no individual grade under 50%

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.