Human Resources Management (Post Graduate)


Enhance your marketability and gain relevant professional skills.

In an increasingly complex, hard-working world, the services of a competent human resources specialist are increasingly valued.

This certificate is accredited by Conestoga College in Ontario. It is designed for individuals who have already completed a diploma or degree (in any field).

Several of the courses in this program meet the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) coursework requirement for both the CPHR and CHRL designations.

Program Outcomes

  • Facilitate and communicate the human resources component of the organization’s business plan.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of a talent management and workforce strategy.
  • Administer and contribute to the design and evaluation of the performance management program.
  • Develop, implement, and evaluate employee orientation, training, and development programs.
  • And much more!


Tuition & Course Info

Tuition & Materials: $17,000 (International) or $8,300 (Canadian Residents)
**International students please refer to International Student Admission
Dates: August 7, 2018 – May 3, 2019
Location: Yorkton, SK

*Tuition costs and dates are subject to change up to 3 months prior to delivery.*



Level One

BUS8560 Organizational Effectiveness
HRM8310 Employment Law
HRM8320 Capstone I (Organizational Consulting Skills)
HRM8390 Strategic Workforce Planning and Talent Management
INFO8080 Information Management and Social Media
MGMT8500 Data Analytics and Financial Management I
OHS8150 Organizational Health, Safety and Wellness

Level Two

HRM8130 Human Resources Management
HRM8330 Organizational Learning
HRM8340 Human Resources Business Strategy
HRM8350 Total Rewards
HRM8360 Labour and Employee Relations
HRM8370 Capstone II (Organizational Consulting Project)
HRM8380 HRPA Preparation Course
MGMT8520 Data Analytics and Financial Management II

Note: It is recommended that students have a computer with internet access.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Did You Know?
Transcripts and certificates are issued by Conestoga College.

When can I apply?
You can apply anytime for this post-graduate certificate program at Parkland College. However, please note that applicants are accepted on a first come/first qualified basis. Original transcripts are required for acceptance into a program. Applications can be sent without the original but will not be officially considered until all entrance requirements are met (original transcript included).

How do I apply for a program as an International Student?
Students can complete the online application form and pay the $120.00 processing fee. Applications must include secondary and post-secondary transcripts and documents. English proficiency results must also be attached.

Are there English language requirements for International Students?
Our programs all require a minimum 6.5 IELTS band score. Some exceptions apply.

Will there be assignments and homework as part of the program?
Students will cover several courses in each semester and are responsible for assignments and studying. This will definitely require homework outside of class time. There is also mandatory group work.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for entry to mid-level management positions with human resource departments, community organizations, private practices, learning institutions, government departments and consulting firms. Some examples of positions include:

  • human resources generalist
  • recruitment specialist
  • compensation and benefit co-ordinator
  • training specialist
  • human resources analyst

Admission Requirements

  • 2- or 3-year college diploma or university degree from an accredited institution.
  • Applicants possessing degrees/diplomas from institutions where the language of instruction was not English will be required to provide test scores as evidence of the English language proficiency. Test scores, if required, would be a minimum of TOEFL iBT 88; IELTS 6.5 with no bands less than 6.0; CAEL 70 with no sub-test band scores less than 60; PTE Academic 58; Conestoga English Language Test (CELT) Band 6; or equivalent scores in other recognized standard tests of English.

Program Requirements

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and internet browser software in a Windows environment is recommended.
  • Students will require access to a computer equipped with internet access and a Windows environment, including word processing, spreadsheet, and internet browser software.
  • Note: Students must be self-directed learners. Mandatory group work is required.

Program Information:

Katherine Springford
Coordinator, Human Resources Management
Direct: 1.306.786.2591
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766

Admissions Information:

Katie Ecklund
Senior Admissions Officer
Direct: 1.306.786.2588
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766

**International students please email

Last Updated: October 5, 2017