Welcome to the School of Human Resource Management

York University is Canada's leader in HRM education. The School of Human Resources Management, is home to over a 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students, making it the largest university unit in Canada devoted to the study of HRM and work in today's complex world. We offer cutting-edge, career-oriented graduate programs that provide skilled professionals with the competencies required to advance their careers while contributing meaningfully to HRM research and scholarship.

Our interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning encourages students to cut across traditional boundaries and to consider HRM in all of its local and global contexts. Students are learning to become future leaders in human resource management by discussing organizational behaviour, industrial psychology, industrial and labour relations, work law and labour policy. Our revered Master’s and PhD programs have been voted best in Canada for the second consecutive year, bringing home the Canadian HR Reporter Reader’s Choice Awards for best education in the field.

Led by the single largest group of scholars at any Canadian university in the field, our faculty's multi-disciplinary, cutting-edge research addresses real-world problems and engages with some of the more pressing intellectual debates relating to world of work today. Students receive a high-caliber education while learning the best in professional practice from some of the most recognized experts in the field. Their wide-ranging expertise includes career management, industrial psychology, compensation, critical management studies, labour and employment law, gender and diversity, global HRM, industrial relations, HRM analytics, corporate social responsibility, human rights, recruitment and selection, labour economics and statistics, strategic HRM, training and development, and work-life balance issues.

Master of HRM (MHRM)

An executive-style program designed to provide HRM specialists with the skills and credentials necessary to become senior-level professionals. Offered on a full-time or part-time basis.

PhD in Human Resource Management

An interdisciplinary program designed to provide aspiring academics and senior-level professionals with the skills needed to excel in academic research and scholarship in HRM.