Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: DeGroote School of Business
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Description: The undergraduate program at DeGroote helps students develop a solid understanding of business functions and relationships. Students can focus on one of the following subject areas, or choose courses from a variety of disciplines: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations management, Human resources, or Information systems.

Students can choose between the Commerce program and the Honours Commerce program. Students in these programs who qualify can also take advantage of internship opportunities.

URL: Commerce – Human Resources at McMaster University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $34,119

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Careers: Human Resources/Personnel Managers,Human Resources Consultants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 84 to 87
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Data Management 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, and two of: MHF4U, MCV4U, MDM4U. Applicants without MCV4U will be required to complete an equivalent course in Level I, in addition to the required Calculus course.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86