Human Resources Management programs

Education requirements and job duties in the human resources field

National Occupation Classification (NOC) e.g.,

  • Specialists in Human Resources
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Personnel and Recruitment Officers
  • Personnel Clerks


Those interested in a career in human resources will seek employment following graduation with the Bachelor's degree and/or pursue further academic studies, for example:

  • Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA)
    • Certified Human Resources Professional designation

      Compare the course requirements for the HRM academic plans at uWaterloo with those required for the CHRP Designation.

  • There are numerous graduate programs for those interested in HRM, for example:

    • Business Administration (e.g., with a concentration in HRM)

    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology (offered at UW)

    • Industrial Relations

    • Management

    • Organizational Behaviour and HRM (e.g,. offered by the school of Business at Laurier University)

College programs