Chartered Professionals
in Human Resources

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