Master's Certificate Admission Information

Applicants must comply with the admission standards of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) with the following additions (where applicable):

  1. Applicants are required to possess a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum acceptable grade point average equivalent to Canadian 70%.
  2. Applicants are required to have at least two years of full-time work experience.
      • Experience must be obtained after completion of undergraduate degree
      • Internships, work placements and Co-Operative Education placements will not be considered as valid experience
  3. International applicants must submit proof of English proficiency if the language of instruction in their undergraduate degree was not English.
      • Minimum required TOEFL score is 580 paper-based / 80 internet-based
      • See the FGSR website for minimum required scores for subsections of the TOEFL and on other language tests
  4. Applicants must have successfully completed all applicable qualifying courses (or their equivalent) with at least 70% in each course. Each Master’s Certificate has its own set of qualifying courses.
    1. Human Resource Management
      • Any 10 undergraduate courses
    2. Organizational Leadership
      • Any 10 undergraduate courses
    3. Project Management:
      1. STAT 100
      2. BUS 285
      3. BUS 290
      4. *Seven additional undergraduate courses
    • For more information on the qualifying courses, please refer to Course Descriptions on the Paul J. Hill School of Business website.

There is a possible Mid-Career option available for managers who lack an undergraduate degree, but who have a minimum of seven years suitable work experience. For further inquiries, please contact us using our online contact form or phone 306-585-6294.

Note: Meeting these minimum requirements is not a guarantee of acceptance into the program.

Laddering Into MHRM or M. Admin Leadership Degree Programs

Students who wish to complete one of our Master's degree programs after completing a Master's Certificate program must submit a new application for their Masters's program of choice. These students may apply their Master's Certificate courses to the MHRM or M. Admin Leadership programs. 

  • The Master's Certificate in Human Resource Management ladders into the MHRM degree program
  • The Master's Certificate in Organizational Leadership ladders into the M. Admin Leadership degree program

Students will be allowed to concurrently hold a Master's Certificate and Master's degree, using the same courses for both credentials. This means that a student could earn a Master's Certificate, apply for entry and be accepted into the MHRM or M. Admin Leadership program, and then take an addition seven Courses (plus qualifying courses) to earn the  MHRM or M. Admin Leadership degree.

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