Post-Secondary Institutions

To support members in expanding their professional development and in preparing for the CPHRTM exam, the following is a list of academic institutions in BC offering a variety of courses in HR competencies.

The information contained in this section is not exhaustive and is based on information provided by the institutions listed. Provision of this listing by CPHR BC & Yukon does not constitute endorsement of any of these programs, nor does it reflect the extent or quality to which competencies are taught. Potential students are encouraged to seek additional information from the academic institution directly in order to make an informed decision on their academic path.

Please note, those schools/programs followed by a * are accredited through Path 3 of the CPHR Pathways.

Acsenda School of Management*

  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resource Management Concentration

British Columbia Institute of Technology*

  • Senior Management Certificate in Human Resources
  • Human Resource Management Diploma
  • Human Resource Management Post Diploma
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Camosun College*

Capilano University
North Vancouver Campus, Sunshine Coast Campus

  • Certificate in Business Administration
  • Advanced Certificate in Business Administration
  • Diploma in Business Administration – Strategic HR  Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Business Administration – Strategic HR Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Strategic HR Management

College of New Caledonia*
Prince George

Douglas College*
New Westminster, Coquitlam

  • Post Degree Diploma in Human Resources Management (HRM)*
  • Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Advance HRM*
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – Concentration in HR*

Kwantlen Polytechnic University*
Surrey, Richmond, Langley

  • Business Administration: Diploma
  • Human Resources Management: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Human Resources Management: Post Baccalaureate Diploma

North Island College
Vancouver Island

Northwest Community College
Flexible online delivery, Terrace/Prince Rupert

Okanagan College*
Okanagan Campuses

  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Human Resources Management

Royal Roads University

Selkirk College

Simon Fraser University – Beedie School of Business*
Burnaby, Surrey, Vancouver

  • Bachelor Business Administration – Human Resource Management or Management and Organization Studies

Simon Fraser University – Continuing Studies*
Vancouver, Surrey

Thompson Rivers University*

Trinity Western University*

University of British Columbia, Continuing Studies

University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business*

University of British Columbia – Okanagan (UBCO), Faculty of Management

University of the Fraser Valley*

  • Business Administration Diploma
  • Bachelor of Business Administration  – Human Resource Management Option

University of Northern BC (UNBC)*
Prince George

University of Phoenix

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration

University of Victoria (Vancouver Island)

Vancouver Island University (Vancouver Island)*
Nanaimo, Cowichan, Parskville – Qualicum, Powell River