Accredited Post-Secondary Programs

CPHR Canada and the member associations are constantly reviewing and accrediting post-secondary programs in each region. Following is the most current national list. If you have a question about a program in your province, contact your member association directly.

CPHR Canada Accredited Universities and Colleges

Graduates of accredited post-secondary programs will be one step closer to receiving their CPHR designation and may be eligible to waive writing the NKE. More details about the accreditation program as well as program requirements and eligibility can be found on your member association website.

British Columbia and Yukon
  • Acsenda School of Management — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management; graduated May 2014 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • Ashton College — Diploma in Human Resources Management program; graduated May 2017 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) — Human Resource Management diploma program; graduated May 2013 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • Camosun College —Bachelor of Business Administration Human Resource Management and Leadership degree program or Post-Degree Diploma; graduated December 2013 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • College of New Caledonia —Post-Diploma in Human Resources Management program; graduated August 2016 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management; graduated May 2012 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • Okanagan College — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management degree program; graduated May 2013 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • University of Northern British Columbia — Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management degree program; graduated May 2017 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • University of the Fraser Valley — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management degree program; graduated May 2017 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
  • Vancouver Island University — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management degree program; graduated May 2017 or later, with cumulative marks of 70% or higher
Alberta
  • Bow Valley College — Human Resources Diploma Program. Applies to graduates from April 2016 onward, with an overall cumulative GPA of 2.67 or higher.
  • Mount Royal University — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources. Applies to graduates from November 2011 and onward, with an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • MacEwan University — Bachelor of Commerce with a Human Resources Management Major. Applies to graduates from January 2012 and onward, with an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • MacEwan University — Diploma in Human Resources Management. Applies to graduates from January 2012 and onward, with an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management. Applies to graduates from April 2012 and onward, with an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management. Applies to graduates from November 2018 and onward, with an overall cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • University of Alberta, Alberta School of Business — Bachelor of Commerce with an HR Management concentration. Applies to graduates from April 2012 and onward, who have completed 13 certain specific courses with an overall GPA average of 2.7 or higher.
Manitoba
  • Assiniboine Community College — Business Administration Diploma (Human Resource Specialization)
  • Red River College — Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Red River College —  Business Administration Diploma (Human Resource Major)
  • University of Manitoba Extended Education —  Human Resource Management Certificate
  • University of Winnipeg Professional, Applied & Continuing Education — Human Resource Management Diploma
  • University of Manitoba I.H. Asper School of Business — Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations
Quebec
  • l’Université Laval — Bachelor of Social Sciences in Industrial Relations
  • l’Université de Montréal — Bachelor of Science in Industrial Relations
  • l’Université McGill — Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Relations
  • l’Université du Québec en Outaouais — Bachelor in Industrial Relations and Human Resources
  • l’Université du Québec à Montréal — Bachelor in Human Resource Management

Please refer to your provincial association for additional eligibility requirements

Note: The CPHR is a provincially granted designation. As such, requirements may vary slightly in your province. Please consult your member association for details on requirements.