Course Approval Applications should be sent to the Office of the Registrar.

By mail: HRPA
Office of the Registrar
150 Bloor St. W., Suite 200
Toronto, ON M5S 2X9

Or, by email:
Email: registrar@hrpa.ca

For a course to be approved, each individual course submission must include the following criteria:

  • Official Course Outline​.
    • FOR STUDENTS: The Course Outline must be from the year the course was taken. A more current outline will be acceptable only if accompanied by a formal letter from the educational institution.
  • At least an 80% or better commonality in learning outcomes and/or course content with HRPA’s standard course outline for the topic. For more information on content found under each topic, please refer to HRPA’s Professional Competency Framework.
  • Name of Textbook(s) or Supplemental Readings used throughout the course, including title, author, date of publication and edition.
  • A detailed copy of the required textbook’s Table of Contents.
  • An original and official transcript from the academic institution showing proof of course completion, grade achieved and the year the course was completed. Transcripts may also be emailed directly from the academic institution to: exams@hrpa.ca. Each course must have a minimum grade of 65% to qualify.
  • Course(s) must have been completed at an accredited institution.
    • For courses taken outside of Canada, an original equivalency report from WES, ICAS or CES is required to confirm the institution is accredited.
    • For courses taken within Canada, a Program/Course Attestation Form completed by a staff member at the academic institution is required.
  • Complete  Course Approval Application

Academic Standards Committee Review Meetings ​2022:​

Academic Standards Committee Course Review Meetings
Committee Meeting DateApplication Due Date
February 22, 2022January 28, 2022
April 26, 2022March 31, 2022
July 26, 2022June 30, 2022
October 25, 2022September 23, 2022

Academic Standards Committee Review Meetings ​2023:​

Academic Standards Committee Course Review Meetings
Committee Meeting DateApplication Due Date
February 21, 2023January 10, 2023
May 23, 2023April 18, 2023
September 26, 2023August 22, 2023
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