1 year | FAST TRACK | Advanced Diploma

Business Administration

human resources

Available only in May 2022

increase value through people

The most valuable resources of any business are the people who work there – the human resources. Business leaders now recognise that human resources must be managed more effectively if companies are to increase productivity in today’s competitive market. The Business Administration – Human Resources program will enable you to understand and manage employees in an efficient and strategic way.


Learn how to develop employees and create a better culture within companies.


Master the techniques and strategies to interview and recruit the best employees for businesses.


Manage employees accordingly to the Canadian laws and business policies.

This one-year fast track program provides training to those seeking employment in the Human Resources profession or to those currently working in the field who wish to upgrade their training and gain professional accreditation.

Students will learn how to train and develop employees in many different ways. Furthermore, students will master the techniques for recruiting and selecting candidates, how to conduct interviews, and the employment laws.

Successful graduates from this program are eligible to write the National Knowledge exam leading to the professional designation of “Certified Human Resources Professional” (CHRP).

Once students receive their St. Lawrence Advanced Diploma, they are eligible to apply for their Post Graduate Work Permit.

The Business Administration - Human Resources program content prepares students for employment in a variety of roles in this growing industry. Graduates will find challenging employment as: 

  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Salary and Benefit Administration
  • Training and Development
  • Labour Relations
  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • HR Generalist
  • HR Assistant


ACCT 30 - Managerial Accounting

HUMA 2 - Labour Relations

HUMA 4Training and Development

HUMA 12 - Employment Law

HUMA 15 - Recruitment and Selection

HUMA 53 - Principles of Human Resources Management


HUMA 1 - Human Resource Planning

HUMA 5Health, Safety & Security Administration

HUMA 66Dispute Resolution & Collective Bargaining

HUMA 69 - Compensation and Benefits Management 

HUMA 1079 - Organizational Behaviour

INTN 1008 - ​Human Resources Work Placement

*Courses are subject to change

The tuition fees already include health insurance for the student for the length of the program.

First Semester: $8,015 / Semester

Second Semester: $7,925 / Semester

Tuition Fees for the whole program: $15,940

* Tuition fees are subject to change.

Students must have the following academic requirements to be eligible:

    • Secondary School Diploma or mature student status;
    • Minimum 2 or 3 - year Diploma or Degree from a recognised institution;

Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

  • Overseas applications from China, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and the Philippines (SDS): Overall Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months
  • All other applicants: Overall Academic IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months

For a complete list of the English proficiency tests we accept and SLC partnered ESL Pathway programs please visit St. Lawrence's proof of proficiency list