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Program description - January 2021

In an increasingly complex working environment, the services of a competent human resources professional are highly valued. Thriving organizations employ these practitioners to manage their most important resource: the people who make things happen. The optional co-op stream includes one co-op work term.Courses in this program are based on the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA) competency framework and meet the academic requirements for the HRPA designation.

Program details

Code: 0965
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: January 2021
Campus: Kitchener – Doon
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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CONESTOGA COLLEGE
Virtual OPEN HOUSE
JANUARY 9, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2021 will not be available until spring 2021.

Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting after May 2021 will not be available until spring 2021.

2 Terms

Canadian

International

Tuition
$5716.00
$13000.00
Ancillary Fees
$2915.86
$4165.86
Total Fees
$8631.86
$17165.86

Canadian fee details (co-op option)

Description Winter 2021 Spring 2021
Program Tuition Fee (ACR) $2858.00 $2858.00
Administration Fee $18.40 $25.90
Capital Development Fee $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee $197.65 $97.35
CSI Association Fee $84.50 $110.00
eText Fee $560.00 $411.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.95 $28.45
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
Program Services Fee - $557.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $15.00 $30.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) $20.10 $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $3.50 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $4066.33 $4565.53
Year Total   $8631.86

Returning student tuition & fees

View all Canadian tuition & fee details for all levels (pdf)
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International fee details (co-op option)

Description Winter 2021 Spring 2021
Grad. Cert. Program Tuition $6500.00 $6500.00
Administration Fee $18.40 $25.90
Capital Development Fee $77.08 $77.08
CSI Health Plan Fee $197.65 $97.35
CSI Association Fee $84.50 $110.00
CSI International Health Fee $335.00 $165.00
eText Fee $560.00 $411.00
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.95 $28.45
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
Program Services Fee - $557.00
Recreation/Athletics Fee - $70.50
Student Services $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
CSI - Student Frosh Kit Fee (optional) - $65.00
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $15.00 $30.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) $20.10 $20.10
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $3.50 $4.00
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $8418.33 $8747.53
Year Total   $17165.86

Returning student tuition & fees

View all Canadian tuition & fee details for all levels (pdf)
View all International tuition & fee details for all levels (pdf)

View more information on payment due dates and paying your fees.

Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

Awards & scholarships

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Co-op information

  • Co-op programs add value to your education. Earn money while you apply what you've learned in a real workplace environment. Visit Co-operative education for more information.
  • The College cannot guarantee co-op employment. All co-op students are required to conduct an independent co-op job search in addition to the supports and services provided by the Department of Co-op Education.
  • Students are responsible for their own transportation and associated costs in order to complete work term requirements. Work locations may not always be readily accessible by public transportation.

Applying to the co-op stream

  • All applicants apply to the non co-op program. Students will be informed of the application deadline and process to apply for the Co-op Stream. Labour market conditions determine the number of co-op seats in optional co-op programs. Not every student who meets academic eligibility requirements will be admitted to the co-op stream.
  • To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students are required to achieve a minimum overall 85% session weighted average with no dropped or failed courses during the term that occurs two terms prior to the co-op work term.
  • International students studying outside of Canada - ‘out of country’ - cannot apply to the co-op stream of their program. Students must be in Canada to apply to the co-op stream of their program. Students are currently experiencing longer than usual wait times for work permits. Work permit applications need to be completed more than 6 months in advance of a work term. International students studying in Canada will require work permits to utilize the co-op job board for job search and to accept employment. Please be advised that there will be no co-op program service fee refunds after the program withdrawal for refund date. Students that have not received their work permit and choose to remain in co-op after the program withdrawal for refund date do so at their own risk and will not be refunded. If you are concerned about receiving your work permit in time to achieve co-op employment, please discuss your situation with your co-op advisor as early as possible.

Delivery sequence - January 2021 - Kitchener – Doon

This delivery sequence is for the co-op option

FALL WINTER SPRING
  Class Class
Work Term