Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by preparing to earn the standard in HR certification.
Developed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR association and leading advocate for HR professionals, this course prepares HR professionals to become a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and/or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®).
Taught by expert Villanova instructors, many of whom have decades of experience, earning certification is an ideal way to set yourself apart in the industry. By completing this course and subsequently passing the SHRM certification exam, you demonstrate your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers. SHRM has recently updated their testing eligibility requirements to include a wider range of eligible participants. Please check your eligibility as there are requirements to take the exam.
Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.
Upcoming start dates
7 September, 2023
- Application deadline: 8/31/2023
11 September, 2023
- Application deadline: 9/4/2023
14 October, 2023
- Application deadline: 10/6/2023
This intensive program combines expert in-class instruction with the 2023 SHRM Learning System®, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.
Course delivery details
This course is offered in both a hybrid format and a fully in-person format.
Weekday evening courses run over 13 weeks.
Saturday accelerated course runs from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm over 7 weeks.
SHRM Member Rate: $1,495
Non-Member Rate: $1,595
Course Materials: SHRM Learning System (text and digital) - No additional charge. International or expedited shipping fees may apply.
Certification / Credits
The SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation course at Villanova University utilizes the 2023 SHRM Learning System, giving you access to the most comprehensive, effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available.
Completing this prep course is an effective way to prepare to pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.
- Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance.
- Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with a diverse group of HR professionals.
- Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience.
- Take advantage of funding options, such as corporate tuition reimbursement.
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