Earn the New Standard in HR Certification.
Prepare with George Mason’s Human Resource Management Certificate Program.
Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning one of the new standards in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™). These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, serve to harmonize standards with changing expectations, and signal to employers your advanced professional development.
Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates. Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.
This intensive program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. You will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the certification exam.
As part of your course, you will receive the 2017 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. This new and comprehensive program is designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). Throughout the program HR professionals are encouraged to acquire the Competencies and Knowledge they'll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success. This program is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion.
George Mason University’s program offers you a preparation course to help meet your needs and increase your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.
Let Us Guide You to Success
Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential establishes you as a recognized expert in the HR field. These certifications recognize that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success:
The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credentials encourage HR professionals to acquire the competencies and knowledge they’ll need to effectively perform their jobs and achieve career success, now and in the future.
Are you ready to enhance your competence and knowledge to become a strategic, global-minded HR leader?
The 2017 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP is included in your tuition for this course. The materials will be mailed to you before the course begins at no additional charge.* The Learning System delivers the most comprehensive, flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR Knowledge. Online learning modules, based on the SHRM BoCK, and interactive study tools, testing your knowledge and decision making skills, are incorporated into the study process. There is no better way to successfully prepare for the SHRM certification exams.
As an official SHRM Education Partner, we are able to build our course on the SHRM learning System, giving you access to the most effective and up-to-date exam preparation tools available.
Comprehensive learning modules
The 2017 SHRM Learning System provides an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competences tested on the SHRM exams. The module content is embedded online, available in downloadable e-reader format, and in print.
Whatever your learning style, you’ll find ways to test your knowledge and build confidence with online study tools.
Assess your current knowledge:
Study your way to success:
Apply what you have learned:
Pass your exam with confidence:
Prove your HR knowledge is current and relevant.
Demonstrate your ability to put your knowledge into action on the job.
Expand your scope within the HR field to bring new ideas to your organization.
*For students living outside of the contiguous United States shipping costs will be an additional fee charged separately from the tuition cost. Please note that shipping costs may vary depending on the mailing location.
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Benefits To Your Employer
Certification benefits your entire organization:
This course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. The course fee includes all course materials, but does not cover registration for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP examinations.
This certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.
Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:
Exam Eligibility Requirements
To earn your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your certification exam application in order to be eligible to sit for the exam. For details on these requirements, visit www.shrmcertification.org/eligibility.
Advancing your career
For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies and increase productivity. For those new to HR, you’ll want to consider Mason’s Essentials of Human Resource Certificate. Click here for details.
Special pricing for corporate on-site programs - contact us at 703-993-4805 for more information on how George Mason can bring this program to your organization.
SHRM recognizes diversity in the HR profession. Regardless of your job title, geographic location, industry or organization size, if you perform HR duties, you have the opportunity to become certified.
To be eligible to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exams, you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application. For details on these requirements, visit shrmcertification.org/eligibility.
Scheduling Your Exam
Spring Window: May 1 - July 15, 2017
Application Deadline: March 24, 2017
Late Application Deadline: April 14, 2017
To receive a Certificate of Completion from George Mason University and SHRM for these courses, participants must complete any assessment, module, and post exams specified by the instructor before the assigned deadline.
Additionally, to maintain the high quality of Mason standards, students must adhere to the following attendance policies: