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 13-week preparation program at our campus. This program is designed for professionals and specialists interested in 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 who intend to sit for the national exam must be Human Resource professionals, and meet the qualifications set forth by SHRM. For information on the new SHRM certifications (SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP)  and to see whether you qualify to take the new SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams, please visit www.shrm.org and reviw the certification eligibility criteria provided online. You may also contact them at 1-800-283-7476 and ask for the new SHRM Certification Department to speak with a representative.

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

July 1st, 2015
Registration Opens
July 1st - August 7th, 2015 Early Bird Registration

August 25, 2015

Start of SHRM Course
November 17, 2015
End of SHRM Course

The course meets 13 consecutive Tuesdays from 6 pm to 9 pm during the dates above.

Class Requirements

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 7th, 2015): $999.00
Corporate Discount (3 or more students from the same company): $999.00

Registration for the fall 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) 607 - 9693
Fax: (909) 621-8905
Email: Eliana.Leon@cgu.edu

Thinking about pursuing a Masters of Science in Human Resources Management 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).