Human Resource Management Graduate Program

Trillium College’s Human Resource Management program provides specific knowledge for employment in the Human Resource field. This graduate program is for students that have already completed a diploma or degree in a general business program and require specific specialization knowledge and skills.

Human Resource professionals develop, implement and evaluate human resource and labour relations policies, policies and procedures and advise managers and employers on human resource matters. Human resource professionals are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Areas of Focus

This program covers information in the following subject areas:

  • Human Resource Administration
  • Training and Development
  • Fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Human Resource Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resource Planning
  • Industrial Relations & Collective Bargaining
  • Compensation Management

Employment Opportunities

As a graduate of this program, you may find employment in a range of human resource areas such as working in the government, with different corporations, various associations, as a human resource professional, recruitment officer or personnel clerk. Human Resource in a workplace is almost always a necessity which makes this career path always in demand.

Main Duties

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate human Resource and labour relations strategies including policies, programs and procedures to address an organization’s human resource requirements
  • Advise managers and employees on the interpretation of human resource policies, compensation and benefit programs and collective agreements
  • Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, mediate labour disputes and grievances and provide advice on employee and labour relations
  • Research and prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, salary scales and competency appraisal measures and systems
  • Plan and administer staffing, total compensation, training and career development, employee assistance, employment equity and affirmative action programs
  • Manage programs and maintain human Resource information and related records systems
  • Hire and oversee training of staff
  • Co-ordinate employee performance appraisal programs
  • Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies


According to, you can earn a median salary of $32.95/hr as a Human Resource Manager (NOC 0112).

Admission Requirements

  •  Diploma or Degree in related Business discipline 

Additional Information

Career Options

  • Assistant HR Manager
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Benefits and Work Comp Manager
  • Benefits Coordinator
  • Chief People Officer
  • Client Facing Human Resources Specialist
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Employee Relations Consultant
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Human Resources Coach
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Organizational Development Analyst
  • Organizational Development Manager
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Recruiter
  • Union Organizer
  • Union Relations

Employer Options

  • Corporations
  • Government institutions
  • Public and private organizations
  • Retail businesses

Program Availability