Certificate in Human Resource Management Program

The SHRM Learning System PHR/SPHR Exam Preparation Course

Claremont Graduate University in association with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) offers a 12-week preparation program at our campus.

Who Should Attend

• HR Professionals seeking PHR or SPHR designation
• HR Professionals desiring a preparatory class to prepare for the SHRM National Human Resource Certification Exam

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


Course Statistics

Average Class Size 25
CGU 2008 PHR Pass Rate 100% (compared to national pass rate of 60%)

Important Dates

January 25, 2014
Early Bird Rate End Date
January 25, 2014
Last Day of Registration - 11:55 pm

January 30, 2014

Start of SHRM Course
April 17, 2014
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.


Program Costs

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

Discounted Rates:
Early Bird Discount (register by January 2, 2014): $999.00
Corporate Discount (3 or more students from the same company): $999.00

Registration for the Spring 2014 course will be capped at 25 students.

Other Helpful Links

PHR, SPHR & GPHR Certification:

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 PHR/SPHR prep course can choose to waive out of the MS in HRD program pre-requisite course (HRD 300: Principles of HR Management).