Certificate in Human Resource Management Program
The SHRM Learning System PHR/SPHR 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 PHR/SPHR 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. Students should check prior to enrolling to ensure that they meet the qualifications by logging into http://www.hrci.org/. Anyone who does not meet the SHRM pre-qualifications and still wishes to enroll are welcome to contact the instructor, Charmaine Smith, PHR (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 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."
|Average Class Size
|CGU 2013 SPHR Pass Rate
||100% (compared to national pass rate of 58%)
|CGU 2013 PHR Pass Rate
||83% (compared to national pass rate of 60%)
|August 15, 2014
|Early Bird Rate End Date
|August 28, 2014
|Last Day of Registration - 11:55 pm
September 4, 2014
|Start of SHRM Course
|November 20, 2014
|End of SHRM Course
The course meets 12 consecutive Thursdays from 6 pm to 9 pm during the dates above.
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.
Standard Enrollment: $1,150 per student (Includes books & disk, a value of up to $695)
Early Bird Discount (register by August 15, 2014): $999.00
Corporate Discount (3 or more students from the same company): $999.00
Registration for the fall 2014 course will be capped at 25 students.
Other Helpful Links
PHR, SPHR & GPHR Certification:
Society for Human Resource Management:
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
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).