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Human Resources

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

4 years

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Program highlights

Honours program

Co-operative education

Graduate with work experience — enroll in a co-op and graduate with practical experience in your field of study.

Further your education ― use your degree to apply to graduate school.

Research opportunities — pursue impactful scholarly research to benefit our communities, backed by the reputation of the Bissett School of Business.

International opportunities — study abroad, attend a field school or work internationally to gain valuable worldwide experience.


Build a solid academic foundation to pursue career possibilities in human resources (HR). Learn what it takes to drive organizational performance through recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, employee performance and engagement, learning and development, labour relations, transition management, organizational metrics and HR strategy. Graduates are well prepared to pursue the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.

Career possibilities

  • Training and development consultant
  • Labour relations advisor
  • Compensation analyst
  • Payroll and benefits manager
  • Recruitment specialist
  • Management consultant
  • Arbitrator
  • Life coach

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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Bissett School of Business

Mount Royal is pleased to offer seven Bachelor of Business Administration degrees, including majors in General Management, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and a diploma in Aviation.

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