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Ontario College Diploma

Business Human Resources

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Hazel McCallion Campus

(Mississauga)

Lay the foundation for your career as a human resources professional.

Program Overview

The fastest way to become an HR professional

In just two years, you can acquire the core skills necessary to work in the exciting field of human resources! First, you'll build a strong base of general business knowledge that helps you understand the many ways human resources contribute to organizational success. You'll then focus on fundamental HR specialities, including talent recruitment, health and safety, performance management and more.

Support from industry-leading instructors

Sheridan is well-known and recognized across the industry as a leader in human resources education. Our HR diploma co-ordinator serves on the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) board of directors, and our professors bring decades of experience into the classroom. They’ll guide you through our unique blend of theoretical studies and experiential learning opportunities.

Earn credits towards your CHRP designation

When you graduate, you’ll have completed more than half of the coursework necessary to pursue the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation from the HRPA. You can complete your remaining four courses part-time while you work or by transferring directly into the third year of our Business Administration – Human Resources advanced diploma program.

Make industry connections

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.

Study in Brampton or Mississauga

All courses in our two-year Business Human Resources diploma program are offered at both our Davis Campus in Brampton and our Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga. After you graduate, you can transfer directly into the final year of our advanced diploma program, in which all third-year courses are taught at HMC.

PBUHR

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ACCG 16971Introductory Accounting 13
    MKTG 19439Marketing 13
    HRMT 16127Human Resource Management 13
    MATH 16269Business Mathematics 13
    APPL 19402Computer Applications for Business3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    HRMT 15655Human Resource Management 23
    FINA 11079Finance3
    COMM 12423Business Communication3
    ECON 15269Microeconomics3
    INFO 10514 Using Business Information Systems3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    HRMT 30145Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety3
    HRMT 33111Organizational Behaviour3
    HRMT 37560Recruitment and Selection3
    COMM 28883Reports and Presentations3
    ECON 22358Macroeconomics (General Education Course)3
    MATH 29875Statistical Methods/Analysis3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    HRMT 33166Performance Management 3
    ACCG 29798Human Resources Finance and Accounting3
    HRMT 31606Human Resource Research Methods3
    HRMT 36717Computer Applications in Human Resource Management 3
    HRMT 26367HR Metrics3
    Plus one of:  
    HRMT 33258Communication and Mediation3
    BUSM 27721Payroll Fundamentals3
    Total:18

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U), minimum 60%

plus

  • One Mathematics, Grade 12 (C or U) or mathematics, Grade 11 (M or U*) * MBF3C does not meet this requirement.
  • Minimum 65% overall average required for PBUSP, PBAHR, PBUHR
  • Minimum 70% overall average required for PBAHC

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).

Applicants who don't meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

Transferring from an Ontario College

Business students who have successfully completed one or two years of their program can easily transfer their credits to another college in the province. A system-wide agreement is in place at Sheridan and other colleges, permitting students to transfer among all college business programs across Ontario. The agreement means that business students in programs such as Business General, Human Resources, Accounting and Marketing will receive full credit for their completed courses. Given the high enrolment of business programs, these pathways provide additional flexibility for a significant number of students. Interested students should apply at ontariocolleges.ca using the appropriate program entry level at the new college. For more information, email infosheridan@sheridancollege.ca

Program Duration

Program duration for September starts is two academic years. Program duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

The fundamental human resources skills you'll learn in this program can help you work in a variety of HR roles.

You might find positions such as:

  • Recruitment Assistant
  • Payroll Administrator
  • HR Clerk
  • HR Administrator
  • Health and Safety Specialist

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Co-op

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Degree Completion

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If you have a diploma or advanced diploma in business, you may be eligible for one of our “Degree Completion” programs.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to apply your diploma credits toward a Sheridan degree.

Degree Completion allows you to:

✔ Build on your diploma
✔ Get your degree in less time
✔ Advance your career

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Participate in the recruitment, selection, and retention of employees.
  • Participate in performance management processes.
  • Participate in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of employee orientation, training, and development programs.
  • Contribute to an organization’s success through effective employee relations.
  • Assist with the administration and communication of the organization’s total compensation plan.
  • Participate in organizational health and safety policies and practices.
  • Apply current and emerging information technologies to support the human resources function.
  • Implement organizational development strategies aimed at promoting organizational effectiveness.
  • Communicate human resources information accurately and credibly in oral, written, and graphic form.
  • Plan and act on personal professional development plans to achieve ongoing competence in human resources professional practice.
  • Identify the human resources component of a business plan.
  • Assist in the collection and analysis of human resources data.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Internship

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2021–2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

For Canadian Students

The fees shown here are for the 2021-2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

For International Students

The fees shown here are for Fall 2021, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$4,211.75
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$18,002.75

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Financial Planning Certification

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Professional Sales Certificate

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


Helpful links

Program Summary

Earn your Masters degree

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Transfer Opportunities

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Clinical Placements

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Articulation Agreements

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


Helpful links

Program Summary

Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PBUHR

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
Sep 2021 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Sep 2021 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2022 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available

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