Human Resources Management Major

Human resources professionals provide advice to all levels of an organization on personnel management, employee recruitment and retention programming, selection of job candidates, employee professional development, negotiations, and more. Human resources professionals, particularly working with large organizations, are able to specialize in an area of interest like labour relations or human resources planning.

MacEwan University has developed the curriculum for this major in line with the Required Professional Capabilities as established by the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA). Completion of this major prepares students for the National Knowledge Exam (NKE), a primary requirement of the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, which also requires the completion of a baccalaureate degree.