Admission Requirements - PMIR program

Application Deadlines

Admissions are accepted on a rolling basis until the program has reached capacity. Students are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible in order to ensure that all documentation is in place and they can be properly registered for the start of the term.

Deadline to begin in the Spring/Summer term is March 1st.

Deadline for the Fall/Winter term is June 1st. Deadline extended to July 15th!

If you need assistance with your application or cannot submit an online application, please email the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (SGSPA).

  • Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status (due to study visa restrictions)
  • 4-year bachelor’s honour degree in any discipline
  • Minimum upper second-class standing (B+/Canadian GPA 3.3) in each of the last two years of study
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong academic potential
  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time employment experience in human resources and/or labour relations
  • It is recommended that applicants who have completed their undergraduate degree from a post-secondary institution outside of Canada submit GRE (General) or GMAT scores with their application.

Applicants with significant, relevant employment experience, with a bachelor's degree of less than four years or less than a B+ standing will be considered on a case-by-case basis, after their full application has been submitted. 

  • Completed application form to the School of Graduate Studies
  • Academic transcripts 
  • 2 references are to be submitted. Current academic or professional references are welcome, and we will accept any combination of the two. If you have been out of school for over 5 years, we will accept 2 professional references. A professional reference should be someone from a current or former place of business that has managed/supervised you in a professional capacity. In all cases, the information in recommendations should relate to the prospective student's ability to undertake the academic requirements in the PMIR program.
  • For applicants whose native languages do not include English, satisfactory standing in an English Language Proficiency Test is required. For more information, refer to Step 4 on the School of Graduate Studies website

Fee Domestic
Course Fee* (3 credit course) $2,082.12
Student Assistance Levy $16.67
Ancillary Fees n/a

* The one-credit skills seminar courses are assessed at one-third of a 3-credit course.

* Based on the tuition fees for 2023-2024 and is subject to a yearly increase.

All applications are processed through the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. Their website provides you with the steps and information needed to apply to graduate school. 

Steps on How to Apply