(SHRM-CP™/ SHRM- SCP™) SHRM Certification

SHRM logo

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 organizations.  The profession is no longer just about what you know – but how you do your job. 

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™) are poised to become the new standard for all HR professionals around the globe, as it is among the first HR certifications that is focused on teaching and testing the practical, real-life information HR professionals need to excel in their careers today, including behavioral competencies, knowledge and skills. For more information on the SHRM certifications please visit: http://www.shrm.org/certification

Exam Format and Length

  • Computer-based testing (CBT)
  • 130-150 questions (knowledge-based and situational-judgment test items)
  • Approximately 3 hours in length

Certification Cycle

All credentials are valid for three years. Recertification is required every three years through demonstrated professional development (preferred method) or retaking the exam.