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Develop and enhance your knowledge, skills and abilities in effective human resources management and advance the strategic goals of your school board. 

The curriculum reflects the current and relevant issues, information, and challenges facing human resources professionals. While more broadly applicable, courses focus on a public sector context and utilize examples from school board and municipal environments. 

With a total of four courses to complete, this certificate program allows you to apply your knowledge and experience while engaging in the learning. 

Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Describe and apply key theoretical concepts of human resources management to operations within a school board environment 
  • Utilize research-based and current best practices to address critical and complex issues impacting human resources management 
  • Demonstrate knowledge and effective application of current legislation, regulations, standards, and policies impacting human resources management 
  • Explain and apply key principles and practices to enhance employee satisfaction and promote a positive and productive organizational culture


  • Human Resources 
  • Employee Wellness 
  • Labour Relations 
  • Attendance Management 
  • Disability Management 


The program requires the completion of the two required courses and a minimum of two elective courses. You must earn a minimum grade of 50% for each course.

blended, including face-to-face and/or online (synchronous and/or asynchronous)


Enrolment is on a course-by-course basis and there is no application required. This program is intended for adult learners who are at least 18 years of age. Course availability changes each semester. It is recommended you submit notification requests for each course in the program to be informed when registration opens. Course registration closes before the start of the semester.

Complete the two required courses and a minimum of two elective courses.

A minimum of two courses are offered each year. The certificate can be completed in approximately two years.

The price per course is currently $955. Course prices are subject to change and are not guaranteed. The total cost of the program may vary depending on available discounts* and the length of time to completion.

*There are early bird and alumni tuition discounts available for this program.

Additional Information 

If you would like additional information about this program, please contact our main office

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Upgrade to a Diploma

Looking for additional professional development opportunities? The courses from this certificate can be used as electives towards the Diploma in School Board Administration

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