Algonquin College

Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Human Resources Management) (Honours)(Co-op)

Bachelor Degree

This four-year bachelors honours degree prepares you for leadership responsibilities in the evolving field of human resources management. Strategic human resources management professionals are able to leverage employee talent and integrate business objectives to successfully manage and implement organizational projects, programs and initiatives. With human resources management and business knowledge, as well as the ability to communicate with leaders across the organization, strategic human resources management professionals play a role in shaping contemporary business strategies. You develop critical-thinking skills and knowledge required to execute human resources management activities encompassing the employee life cycle - from effective recruitment and selection to employee relations strategies. There is an emphasis on teamwork, real-world simulations and project management skills throughout the program. The programs capstone course involves an industry-based project where you will work in collaborative teams to research, design and create strategic human resources management initiatives for an organization.
You gain real-world experience through a paid co-operative education (co-op) work term (see Additional Information for more details).
As a strategic human resources management professional, you may find employment in the private, public or non-profit sectors across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, education, technology and manufacturing. Graduates have the opportunity to pursue human resources management certifications or graduate study.
This program is well-suited for students who:

Excel in teamwork and collaborating with others.
Enjoy taking leadership roles.
Adapt well to change.
Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Program Duration:
4 Years
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
Winter 2023:
Fall 2023:
Spring 2023:
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