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

Our team of experts can help you succeed.

Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field — and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today’s economy. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

Increase your chances of passing your exam by attending our upcoming certification prep course. An expert, SHRM-certified instructor will be on hand to answer your questions, guide you through interactive discussions, review sample test questions and provide exclusive test-taking tips.

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Personal and Flexible

Finding the time to focus on career training can be tough when you’re managing a busy work day and responsibilities at home. Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Affordable Programs

We are committed to keeping your course fees as low as possible, while helping you reach your SHRM Certification or professional development goals. We can also help you take advantage of SHRM member discounts and funding options available to you.

1-on-1 Support 

Gain guidance from our SHRM-certified instructors to help you comprehend and learn to apply your new HR knowledge. Network with peers to share real-life examples and bring HR knowledge and competencies to life.
October 8 - November 14, 2024
Tuesdays & Thursdays online
6:00-9:00 p.m., ET


What To Expect


High-Quality Instruction

Learn from highly-respected and experienced SHRM-certified instructors with years of hands-on experience in HR.


Virtual Classroom

Interact with your instructor and fellow classmates in virtual environments available anywhere with an internet connection.


Time Commitment

Attend classes twice a week for six weeks, with time to study materials in between classes on your own unique schedule.


Structured Learning

Keep yourself accountable and stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

SHRM Member Discount Available

Learn more about the benefits of membership through our local SHRM Chapter 



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Registration Information

Admission Requirements: There are no admission requirements to take this class. We recommend non-native English speakers have a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of at least 250 on the computer-based exam, or 100 on the internet-based exam.

Certain criteria must be met for participants applying to take the SHRM-SCP exam. 

Program Requirements: In order to successfully complete the course, you must attend at least 10 out of 12 online class meetings, complete out-of-class assignments and final exam. You will receive your certificate of achievement that recognizes your completion of the course. This course is approved for 36 professional development recertification credits (3.6 CEUs) if you are attending this program for professional development only.

Registration Deadline: Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

SHRM-SCP Exam Requirements: To apply for the SHRM-SCP, candidates must have a minimum amount of specific, professional HR experience. For more information, visit

Payment Options

Online: Credit card payments (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) can only be accepted through online registration.

By Mail: Download, complete and print the registration form and mail with check* payment to:

JMU School of Professional & Continuing Education
Attention: Professional Development
127 W Bruce St, MSC 6906
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

In-Person: You may register in person. We are located on the 3rd floor at the JMU Ice House, 127 West Bruce St, Harrisonburg.

You will receive a registration confirmation via email once your registration has been processed.

 *A $50 fee will be assessed for any check returned by the bank.

 For additional information including cancellation and refund policy, see Policies and Notices.

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