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HR Certifications

SHRM and HRCI

There are two organizations that offer human resources certifications: SHRM and HRCI. SHRM offers the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications, and HRCI offers the PHR, SPHR, and GPHR certifications. They are different certifications with different tests requiring different study materials. For a more detailed explanation of each of these certifications you should contact each provider to fully understand the requirements, costs, etc. You can also visit CHRA's blog article from 2014 about the differences in the certifications. We have also provided the eligibility requirements as of 2015, but you should still contact HRCI and/or SHRM to verify these details. 



HRCI PHR and SPHR Eligibility Charts

 

EXPERIENCE IN A PROFESSIONAL-LEVEl HR POSITION

Credential

Less than Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Graduate Degree

PHR

4 years

2 years

1 year

SPHR

7 years

5 years

4 years

 


SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Eligibility Chart

Credential

Less than a Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Graduate Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

SHRM-CP

3 years in HR role

4 years in HR role

1 year in HR
role

2 years in HR role

Currently in HR role

1 year in HR role

SHRM-SCP

6 years in HR role

7 years in HR role

4 years in HR role

5 years in HR role

3 years in HR
role

4 years in HR role

 



CHRA's Dual Certification Preparation 1-Day Boot Camp 

 

CHRA's Certification Test Preparation 1-Day Boot Camp
For: SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR & SPHR

Friday, May 12, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

PSA Insurance & Financial Services 
11311 McCormick Rd., Suite 500
Cockeysville, MD 21031



CHRA is excited to announce that this year we will be offering a 1-day dual certification preparation boot camp! Paul Shibelski has been teaching similar style boot camps for other SHRM chapters. Whether you are planning to sit for the SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR exams, this full day of interactive learning, using proven techniques to improve test scores, will help you pass! This course is meant to subsidize your preparation for exam taking, such as study groups, prior certification preparation courses, or additional readings.

 

INSTRUCTOR: 
Paul Shibelski, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GPHR, and former MD State SHRM Certification Director


WHO Should Attend? Any HR professional who:
- Wants to brush up on current exam content
- Has already studied for the exam but wants additional learning to feel better prepared
- Is planning to take the SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR or SPHR exam
- Has exam anxiety
- Has taken the exam previously, and wants to pass this time! 

WHAT Will You Learn?
- The current SHRM and HRCI Body of Knowledge
- Effective exam preparation strategies
- Proven test taking tips
- How to evaluate and improve your own skill level
- How to overcome text anxiety
- How to SUCCEED on the exam!

 

WHAT Will You Learn?

For more details and to register online please click here

 

 

Additional Resources 

 

  

SHRM Certification Suggested Learning Options: https://www.shrm.org/certification/learning/options/pages/default.aspx

 

SHRM Certification Education Partners: https://www.shrm.org/certification/learning/options/Pages/Partners.aspx

 

SHRM Certification Preparation Courses at UMBC Training Centers: http://www.umbctraining.com/Courses/Human-Resources

 

HRCI Certification Resources: https://www.hrci.org/our-programs/what-is-hrci-certification/certification-resources

 

Dual Certification Prep Course Boot Camp: HRA-NCA (DC SHRM Chapter) - Contact Jennifer Thornton at jthornton@stringfellowgroup.net

 

Spring 2017 aPHR/PHR/SPHR Certification Prep Course (Towson): Click here

 

  


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