Why HR Certification through SHRM?

Find out what HR Certification can do for you!

HR certification demonstrates that you have mastered the core HR knowledge and principals and have accepted the challenge to stay informed of new changes and developments in the field. Certifications are awarded by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), which is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

There are three (3) levels of certification:

  • PHR® (Professional in Human Resources)
  • SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources)
  • GPHR™ (Global Professional in Human Resources)

Overview of HR Certification from HRCI

Eligibility Requirements in 2014

For more information about certification, please visit the HRCI online, by email at: info@hrci.org or toll free at: 1-866-898-4724.

SHRM Foundation Financial Support
National SHRM members can take advantage of scholarships for test fees and prep materials through the SHRM Foundation.  Click here for full details.

CVSHRM Can Help You Succeed!
The Cedar Valley SHRM Chapter forms and facilitates study groups in advance of each certification testing exam and provides test prep materials.   In addition, CVSHRM members paying for their own certification and participating in the chapter study groups can receive a ‘rebate’ upon successful passing of the exam.

For more information about certification assistance through CVSHRM, contact Certification Chair Drew McConnell.