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Human Resources Professional

Continuing Education Workforce Certificate





SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) is for Human Resources professionals who work in operational roles implementing policies and performing day-to-day HR functions. SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) is for senior HR professionals who primarily work in a strategic role developing policies and strategies, overseeing the execution of HR operations, analyzing metrics, and aligning HR strategies to operational goals.​

This advanced level program enhances the skills of Human Resources practitioners by utilizing the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge, covering topics such as strategic planning, talent acquisition, employee engagement, employee and labor relations, diversity and inclusion, and corporate social responsibility. Upon completion participants will be prepared to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential.

Students entering this program should have good planning and organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and good problem-solving skills.

Careers in this field are available in a broad range of privately held companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach:

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SHRM-CP and SHRM SCP Certification Exam Prep


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​* SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® exam cost not included.

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