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Diploma Business Administration Human Resources Major

Bow Valley College

The focus of the Human Resource Major is on aligning the workforce with the strategic direction of the organization. The program includes an introduction to the function of human resources, an in-depth learning on recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, occupational health and safety, employment law, and labour relations.

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Accredited by Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) Alberta.

Graduates from this program are eligible to receive exemption for the National Knowledge Exam (NKE) as part of the process in receiving a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation. Graduates, who achieve an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher, proceed directly to building the required work experience requirements before receiving their designation. The CPHR designation is highly regarded and provides you with a strong competitive advantage. 

Time commitment

This is a two-year (four term) diploma program. A standard course load is five courses per term. Students can maintain full time status with at least three courses. Taking less than five courses per term will take longer to complete the program.

Learning options

The Business Administration diploma program consists of core business courses and major specific courses. Core courses and major courses are available both in class and online. 

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CA$32,422 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • September 2025
  • January 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time