CPHR Saskatchewan Accredits Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business

News Release Release Date: July 12, 2022 10:00 a.m.

The Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business at the University of Regina and the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) Saskatchewan have entered into an agreement, creating a pathway for graduates of the Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program at the Levene School to receive their CPHR designation.

“Levene’s MHRM program is one of the first graduate programs in the country to be CPHR accredited and we are delighted to be leading the way in partnership with CPHR Saskatchewan,” said Dr. Gina Grandy, Dean of the Hill and Levene Schools of Business.

“The Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business is committed to preparing grads to work at the highest level of professional practice in human resources (HR). This designation is recognized nationally and it demonstrates how our MHRM program content is relevant, cutting edge and aligned with the HR needs of organizations across the country.” 

“Saskatchewan business has expectations for the human resources profession to support and influence best HR practice. Accredited programs establish the standards that govern the education and knowledge to ensure HR practitioners are skilled to deliver this HR practice in the workplace,” added Nicole Norton Scott, CEO and Registrar of CPHR Saskatchewan. 

Under the new agreement, those who graduated from the Levene MHRM program, including specific elective courses, as of December 2016 with an overall cumulative average of 70 per cent or higher, are eligible to waive the National Knowledge Exam (NKE). For additional information regarding CPHR Saskatchewan’s NKE Waiver, please visit the website.

The CPHR designation not only emphasizes the strategic role of HR management in business, but it also demonstrates to employers across Canada that graduates are HR experts and adhere to CPHR Saskatchewan’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

This is CPHR Saskatchewan’s fourth program to become accredited along with Paul J. Hill School of Business’ Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management program, Edwards School of Business’ Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources program, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s Business Diploma in Human Resources program.

About the University of Regina

The University of Regina—with campuses located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, the ancestral lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Lakota and Nakoda nations and the homeland of the Métis—is a comprehensive, mid-sized university that traces its roots back to the creation of Regina College in 1911. Today, more than 16,000 students study within the University's 10 faculties, 25 academic departments/schools, 18 research centres and institutes, and three federated colleges (Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College). The University of Regina has an established reputation for excellence and innovative programs that lead to undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees.


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