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You are the future. Invest in yourself with SHRM Certification.

SHRM Certification


This is an exciting and pivotal time in the HR profession. Now, more than ever, HR teams are required to assume a greater leadership role, contributing to the strategic direction of their organization. The HR profession is no longer just about what you know but how you do your job.

Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™).

These professional certifications can open doors for professional advancement, harmonize standards with changing expectations and signal to employers advanced professional development. Ensure you're prepared with our instructor-led, live online course designed for SHRM credential candidates.

This course 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. 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. As part of your course, you will receive the SHRM Learning System®.

This course is ideal for:

  • HR professionals seeking a comprehensive review before taking the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exams
  • HR specialists seeking to broaden their competency and knowledge of current HR practices
  • SHRM-CP level professionals seeking to upgrade their certification to SHRM-SCP

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Exam Eligibility Requirements:

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.

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Upcoming Courses

The SHRM Certification Exam Preparation course is a FastForward-approved program. FastForward programs are short-term training courses for industry credentials in high-demand jobs across Virginia. Financial assistance is available to offset some of the FastForward tuition costs. To qualify, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Learn more about FastForward Additional funding may be available to cover the total cost of the course. Contact novaworkforceanswers@nvcc.edu for more information.

The course fee includes all course materials, the SHRM Learning System®, and a certification exam voucher for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.