SHRM CP/SCP Certification Preparation
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HR professionals like you are facing new and larger challenges each day due in part to a changing workforce, shifting legislation and regulations and so much more. Ensure you're prepared for these changes, and anything else thrown your way with SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader, and our course can help you get there.

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In conjunction with the HRD 706 class – Strategies in Developing Human Resources, students may choose to enroll in the SHRM certification self-study program through SHRM. The class will then address important topics to support students along with their self-study, helping to benefit their preparation for the SHRM certification exam.

How do I Enroll?

If you are a current HRD student, please let your advisor know you are interested in being enrolled in the class.

If you are a non-degree seeking individual, who just wants to take this class, please fill out an application for continuing ed, as a non-degree seeking individual. Once you have been processed, you’ll be able to get enrolled.

*Disclaimer – Taking the class does not guarantee certification.

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Looking to get SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certified? Let our team of experts help you get there.

Our course combines expert instruction with the 2019 SHRM Learning System to offer a comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam.




At Pittsburg State University, you'll be able to tap into the expertise and guidance of our highly-experienced, SHRM-certified instructors who are ready to work with you to make sure you are prepared for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

Spring 2019 Course Details 

  • Spring classes run March 18, 2019 - May 10, 2019
  • Open Enrollment Cost: $1200 (includes all course materials shipped directly to you)
  • Spring Exam Window for SHRM Certification is May 1, 2019 - July 15, 2019.
  • Request information to secure your spot today!

Online Sessions Include

  • A high-level review of course material
  • Interactive discussions and learning activities focused on the practical application of HR competencies and knowledge
  • Sample assessment questions
  • Study and test taking tips


Enhance your learning experience with premier tools that complement our course! The 2019 SHRM Learning System offers a personalized SmartPath™ learning experience that is designed to dynamically adjust based on your progress and proficiency. Real-time results allow you to use your time wisely and increase readiness for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.


Choose a program that is designed to help apply HR knowledge and competencies to real-life situations and advance your career while offering;


  • A Personalized Learning Experience
    • The 2019 SHRM Learning System allows instructors to work with you build a custom learning experience that helps identify HR topics you’ve already mastered and those you haven’t, so courses can be tailored to your needs.
  • Focused, Topic-level Learning
    • Along with your classmates, you’ll learn one small topic segment at a time to ensure you have a clear understanding and can apply the concept quickly and easily on the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam and in your day-to-day HR responsibilities.
  • Real-time Knowledge Gap Analysis
    • Real-time results and detailed feedback from your learning progress and quiz scores help guide your course-wide and individual study priorities and reach your goal more efficiently.
  • Resources to Boost Exam Confidence
    • Supplement your class time learning with flashcards, real-world HR knowledge and competencies in action, practice test questions and more to make sure you’re ready for your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.


Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:    

  • Increase their knowledge                                                                 
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

SHRM Certification Eligibility Requirements

Advance your career

If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies and increase productivity in the workplace.

About Technology and Workforce Learning Department

The Department of Technology and Workforce Learning includes several undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Programs of study include two-year associate and certificate programs as well as several undergraduate degree programs in Workforce Development, Vocational Teacher Education, Technology and Engineering Education, and Wood Product Manufacturing.  Graduate programs in Career and Technical Education, Technology, and Human Resource Development are also available.  In addition, one post-graduate program in Workforce Development and Education (Ed.S) is also available.

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