Certificate in Human Resource Management Program

The SHRM Learning System SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation Course

Claremont Graduate University (CGU) in association with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) offers a 12-week preparation program at our campus. This program is designed for professionals and specialists desiring a preparatory course for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification. The course provides information on a variety of topics that will be included on the certification exam.

Students that intend to sit for the national exam must be Human Resource professionals, and meet the qualifications set forth by SHRM. Anyone who does not meet the SHRM pre-qualifications and still wishes to enroll are welcome to contact the instructor, Richard Dawson, to discuss their options.

Be sure to add "cgu.edu" to your list of safe email senders, this is how the program administrators will connect with you.

Class sessions begin at 6 P.M., and go until 9 P.M.

Who Should Attend

  • HR Professionals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-CSP certification
  • HR Professionals who want to:
    • Increase their knowledge
    • Advance their skills
    • Earn recognition from the global community

The course is designed specifically to increase current HR knowledge and skills that will be needed to be successful in passing the SHRM National HR Certification Exam.
Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a SHRM "Certificate of Course Completion."

Link to Online Registration for SHRM Certificate


Important Dates

January 22, 2015
Early Bird Rate End Date
February 3, 2015
Last Day of Registration - 11:55 pm

February 5, 2015

Start of SHRM Course
April 30, 2015
End of SHRM Course

The course meets 12 consecutive Thursdays from 6 pm to 9 pm during the dates above.

Class Requirements

In order to succeed, students of the certificate in HRM program will be evaluated based on attendance, testing, and a final exam. Students will be required to maintain a 75% average to gain certification.

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Eligibility

Program Costs

Standard Enrollment: $1,150 per student (Includes books & disk, a value of up to $695)

Discounted Rates:
Early Bird Discount (register by August 14, 2015): $999.00
Corporate Discount (3 or more students from the same company): $999.00

Registration for the spring 2015 course will be capped at 25 students.

Other Helpful Links

Society for Human Resource Management:

Contact Us

School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation
Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Master of Science in Human Resources Design
123 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: (909) 621 - 8074
Fax: (909) 621-8905
Email: Estefany.Gutierrez@cgu.edu

Thinking about pursuing a Masters of Science in Human Resources Design at CGU?

Students holding certificates from the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP prep course can choose to waive out of the MS in HRD program pre-requisite course (HRD 300: Principles of HR Management).