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If you think this program is for you, please begin the application process early to increase opportunities for acceptance. We begin reviewing applications in January for the following September.
First and foremost - in the first year of the two year program, you will learn the basics of business! Courses include Business Math, Economics, Accounting, Organizational Behaviour and Business Information Systems as well as an introductory course in Human Resource Management. These courses are essential to your success as an HR Professional who works at the interface of people and business.
In the second year of the diploma, you will take more advanced business courses in Finance, Strategy and Consulting skills and will focus on all functional areas of Human Resources including:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
BCIT and the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) signed an agreement to allow some graduates of the BCIT Human Resource Management diploma program to be exempt from writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE). In order to qualify for the NKE exemption, you will need to meet the following conditions:
If you need more information or would like to apply for exemption from the NKE, email the HRMA.
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When applying for advanced placement, you must submit the Course-by-Course Self-Assessment form [PDF] with your online application.
For more information about eligibility requirements and the application process, please download the Human Resource Management Advanced Placement Guide [PDF].
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