Play a critical role in how companies attract, retain and relate to employees.
Want to make your presence felt at every level of a company? Today’s HR professionals are major influencers in the business world, from shaping strategy to maximizing productivity and everything in between.
Need help deciding what area of business is the best fit for you?
“Sheridan was critical in giving me foundational skills in human resources, including basic knowledge and understanding of HR and how people learn.”– Dina Barazza (Business Administration Human Resources '94)
Learning Outside the Classroom
Start building relationships in the human resources field while you're still in school! You'll have the opportunity to attend various industry network events throughout your program.
Sheridan also has an extremely active Human Resources Student Association that participates in numerous case competitions, workshops and social events each year.
Business Human Resources Programs Offered
Ontario College Diploma 2 years Hazel McCallion Campus, Davis Campus
Lay the foundation for your career as a human resources professional.
Ontario College Advanced Diploma 3 years Hazel McCallion Campus, Davis Campus
Receive advanced HR training and guidance from industry experts.
Honours Baccalaureate Degree 4 years Hazel McCallion Campus
Get human resources management training for the modern work world.
Diploma or Degree: What’s Best for Me?
Not sure whether you want to pursue a diploma, advanced diploma or degree? Our program advisers can help you identify the best choice for you, based on your goals and needs. And if you change your mind later on, our degree completion program and other pathways and transfer options make it easier to upgrade from a diploma to degree or specialize in another area of business.
Diploma (2 years)
The fastest and most cost-effective way to earn a credential, Pilon School of Business diploma programs will arm you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to start your business career or pursue further studies. Your first year will be spent learning about all areas of business. In your second year, you’ll specialize in an area of your choice.
Upgrade your diploma and expand your business expertise with an extra year of studies! Go deeper into your specialization or learn more about other areas of business – the choice is yours. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through a co-op placement and may also have a chance to work with a real-life client on an in-depth project.
Degree (4 years)
After building a strong base of fundamental business knowledge in your first two years, you’ll spend your next two specializing in Accounting, Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources or Finance. Interdisciplinary projects, a mandatory one-semester work term and the chance to earn Sheridan's unique Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving also help Pilon School of Business degree graduates stand out from the crowd.
“The most important lesson I learned at Sheridan was how to be a leader. There were so many opportunities for me to step up and lead, such as speaking in front of groups or managing projects. With faculty support, I was able to hone the valuable skills that I now use every day in my management role.”– Rosana Filipe (Business Administration – Human Resources Management '08)
- An education that’s recognized and respected by employers.
- Passionate professors with a wealth of industry experience.
- Small classes — meaning closer relationships with your professors and fellow students.
- Research hubs where students, instructors and industry partners collaborate to advance knowledge and solve problems.
- More than 140 programs to choose from, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and bachelor’s degrees.
- A big student life with enthusiastic students and many opportunities to get involved.