Eligibility and Application Requirements

PhD Minimum Requirements

To be eligible for admission:

Academic
The program is open to graduates of recognized universities with a master’s degree in HRM or in a related field, with a minimum B+ average. Candidates must demonstrate the capacity to undertake advanced study in the field.

Other supporting documents
All applicants must provide a statement of research interests and three letters of reference. Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview. When physical distance poses a problem, interviews will be conducted via York’s teleconferencing facilities.

Please note that the GMAT test score is not required for your admission application.

Motivation & suitability for graduate work in HR
Applicants are assessed through online application, essays, resume, professional references, and interview.

English proficiency
Foreign students are required to demonstrate their English proficiency by meeting the minimal standards on either the York English Language Test (YELT), the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), and/or the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS). For additional admissions information for international students, please visit: Faculty of Graduate Studies – International Students.

Annually, February 15 is the deadline for application to the PhD HRM program to be eligible to start in September of the same year.

To contact admissions, please visit: futurestudents.yorku.ca/contact-admissions