Welcome to the School of Human Resources Management

The School of Human Resources Management at York University is Canada's leader in HRM education.  We are 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 a Bachelor, Executive Master, PhD and professional certificate in HRM, and our graduates are now leaders in the field of human resources and work relations across Canada and around the world.

What sets us apart is our approach; 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 programs have also been voted best in Canada for the second consecutive year, bringing home all four 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. The expertise of our faculty members is wide-ranging and 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.  

This diversity of expertise and interests makes the School of HRM a challenging, inspirational, and thrilling place to learn.