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Training and preparation for human resources careers



Do I need post-secondary training or a degree to work in human resources?

As with every industry these days, individuals with additional education will have the opportunity to advance further. Most human resources positions require a technical diploma, degree or equivalent. The Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations offers a nationally recognized designation for human resources professionals.

Where can I get additional training?
For information on degrees and programs that can help you prepare for a human resources career, check out:

•    British Columbia Institute of TechnologyHuman Resource Management Post-Diploma
•    Camosun CollegeHuman Resource Management Advanced Diploma, Bachelor of Business Administration
•    Kwantlen University College — Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management, Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Human Resources Management
•    Malaspina University-College — Business Administration Diploma, Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
•    Nicola Valley Institute of Technology – Associate of Arts
•    Thompson Rivers University – Bachelor of Business Administration
•    University College of the Fraser Valley – Bachelor of Business Administration, Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas in Business
•    University of British Columbia – Bachelor of Commerce

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If you would like to prepare for a professional human resources designation, check with the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations.

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