Human Resources

SHRM Certified Professional or SHRM Senior Certified Professional

SHRM Certified Professional or SHRM Senior Certified Professional
Get the knowledge you need to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam from an approved SHRM provider and prepare to earn the most recognized HR credential in the world.


This course is ideal for HR professionals preparing to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. Check out the SHRM eligibility criteria to ensure you will be qualified to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

Don't quite meet the SHRM eligibility criteria? Check out USF's other HR course offerings.

How Can SHRM Certification Benefit You?

  • Earn a credential that sets you apart from your colleagues
  • Boost your earning power and increase your chances of landing a new job or promotion
    • SHRM-certified professionals report earning higher annual salaries – nearly $18,000 more for SHRM-SCP and $7,000 more for SHRM-CP
  • Become a recognized expert and leader in human resources field
    • 58% of managers of SHRM-certified credential holders look to them for their enhanced efficiency and tendency toward leadership
  • Keep yourself and your organization more competitive in today's economy
    • 68% of SHRM-certified professionals report that their credential was a key factor in receiving a promotion

Participant Testimonial
Linda Bailey is clearly a professional in the field of HR and gives life to the information in the exam prep materials. The organization and design of her class allows students to focus on their studies to improve outcomes on the certification exam. I highly recommend this course for anyone looking to become a Certified SHRM professional.

Why Choose USF’s SHRM Certification PREP COURSE?

  • Earn a résumé-enhancing credential backed by a major research university with more than 25 years of experience training HR professionals
  • Benefit from an experienced SHRM-certified instructor
  • Learn faster and retain more knowledge with the SHRM Learning System, the No. 1 certification prep tool
  • Access web-based study tools and practice exams
  • Earn continuing education contact hours/CEUs or SHRM Recertification credits
  • Register on an open-enrollment basis — no application required
  • Select a self-paced online format or a six-week, live-online session 
  • Attend convenient live online classes in the evenings or on Saturdays


  • Convenient live online or self-paced online format


  • Live online course: $1,495
  • Self-paced online course: $1,595

Upcoming Courses

Ready to take the next step? Register for USF's SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP course today, or download our brochure and speak to an advisor for more information!

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