Centennial College

Business Administration - Human Resources (Co-op)

Program Information

School:Centennial College
Faculty:School of Business
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Description:The Business Administration – Human Resources (Co-op) program focuses on teaching students the full range of human resources functions. Among these will be: human resources planning; recruitment and selection; training and development; compensation; performance management; and human resources management systems. Human resources, as a strategic partner, guarantees an organization has the best pool of talent to pioneer, compete and be at the top of its industry. In this Human Resources program you learn how to enable a proactive perspective to ensuring organizational success through the attraction, retention and development of any company's most vital asset — its employees. You also explore trends to prepare for the challenges of today and tomorrow's work environment. Lastly, you complement your development of human resources skills with highly marketable payroll knowledge.

The Business Administration – Human Resources (Co-op) program presents the opportunity to experience and explore different areas of the field, to pinpoint your interests, to develop business connections and to gain direct hands-on experience.

URL:Business Administration - Human Resources (Co-op) at Centennial College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is based on 2 semesters, and includes incidental fees.
Careers:Human Resources/Personnel ManagersManagers in Other ServicesHuman Resources ConsultantsSee More...

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •   Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older); English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission; and Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial CollegeMath Skills Assessment for Admission. Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be eligible for co-op, applicants are required to have: a completion of 80% of the courses from semesters 1 and 2; a minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171 College Communications 2; and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater by the end of semester 2, which must be maintained for the duration of the program. Students who meet the above prerequisites will register for the Employment Preparation course (COOP221), in semester 3. Note: Meeting the minimum co-op program requirements does not guarantee admission into the co-op program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2017

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