I completed my Bachelor's in 2018 and have 2 years of work experience. I want to pursue a Master's/ MBA in HR in Canada. Can I apply for this year, i.e. for 2022?

Asked by Shruti Shaligram over 2 years ago

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Japjyot Singh

Japjyot Singh

Study Abroad Expert

In Canada, HR is a career that has the potential to attract the best personnel and advance the nation. HR positions have continued to be in demand because of this. Many different job options are available to international students wishing to enroll in HR programs, particularly MBA in HR programs in Canada.

Course Duration
1-3.5 years

Course Curriculum
HR Planning and administration, Employment law, People Management, Recruitment, Managing Gender, and Diversity, etc

Programs Offered

  • MBA with human resources concentration
  • MBA in Organisational behavior and human resource management
  • MBA with HR leadership
  • MBA with strategic human resources management

Top MBA in HR institutes

  1. Rotman School (University of Toronto)
  2. The University of Saskatchewan, University of Fredericton (Sandermoen School of business), Ottawa University
  3. Goodman School of Business ( Brock University)

Average Tuition Fees
23,364 CAD - 135,730 CAD/year

There are requirements to complete to apply to the best MBA in HR colleges in Canada. These standards vary from university to university. But everyone adheres to the same procedure.

1. Bachelor's Degree
Complete 3-4 years of an undergraduate degree with either 70% or a GPA score of 3.0/4.0. 

2. GMAT Score
Most Canadian business schools accept GMAT scores as part of their application process. 
The minimum score: is 500. 
Aim to score higher than 500 to increase your acceptance rate. 

3. English Language Proficiency Test
IELTS - minimum 6.5 with no score less than 6.0
TOEFL it- overall, 88
PTE - overall 60

4. Work Experience
Students with work experience for one or 1+ years can submit the same.

Scholarships are available for international students who want to pursue an MBA in human resources. Most scholarships are either supported by the government or by the universities. The leading ones are covered below:

1. Claude Winspear MBA Award
Pursue a full-time MBA from the University of Alberta
10,000 CAD

2. Servus Credit Union MBA leadership Award
Pursue a full-time MBA program
1000 CAD

3. In-Program Awards 
Pursue Morning or Evening MBA and completed 1st year at Rotman School
250,000 CAD/year

4. Entrance Awards
For Academic merit, morning MBA students
10,000 CAD

5. Strategic Leadership forum Graduate Scholarship
Enrolled in MBA program in School of business
1000 CAD

You have a choice in this matter; therefore, an MBA in HR is the best option if you're seeking a comprehensive business learning experience. However, a Masters in HR is preferable if you want to concentrate only on human resources.

Sonali Bisht

Sonali Bisht

MentR-Me Team

 For a computer science student looking to pursue an MS with minimal coding and high future relevance, here are some specialized programs to consider that align with current industry demands and future trends:
MS in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: While it involves understanding algorithms, much of the work is conceptual and utilizes specialized tools that automate the coding process. The focus is on designing systems and understanding AI models.
MS in Data Science or Analytics: This field is incredibly versatile and high in demand across sectors. The coding involved often uses specific data analysis tools and languages like R or Python, which are generally considered more accessible than other programming languages.
MS in Management Information Systems (MIS): Combining business and IT, MIS focuses on how companies can use information systems to improve their operations. While it involves understanding technology, the coding requirement is less than that in traditional computer science roles.
MS in Cloud Computing: This field is about managing, configuring, and architecting cloud systems, which often require an understanding of platforms rather than new code development.
MS in Technology Management: If you are inclined towards leadership roles, this program prepares you to manage IT teams, projects, and innovations. The focus is more on strategic decision-making and less on coding.
When choosing a program, consider how each aligns with your career goals. Programs like Data Analytics and AI have broad applications and can lead to roles in various industries including finance, healthcare, tech, and more. Additionally, consider the faculty expertise, program curriculum, and partnership industries of the universities you are considering to ensure they align with your professional aspirations.



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