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    HR Certification Preparation Course

    Kaplan University, Augusta campus, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to human resource management, to offer courses to help HR professionals prepare for SHRM's new competency-based certification: the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credentials.

    Utilizing the preparation tools from SHRM, our courses are designed to help professionals prepare for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.* 

    The first class at the Augusta campus begins February 4, 2016, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, and ends April 21, 2016. For additional information, contact Jessica Laliberte, Business Development Manager, Augusta, at jessica.laliberte@kaplan.edu or call 207.213.2539.

  •   Who Should Enroll in This Course?

    This certification preparation course is designed primarily for those seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. According to the SHRM, certification is a great choice for HR professionals who seek to:

    • Increase their knowledge
    • Advance their skills
    • Earn recognition from the global community

     

     

      Eligibility Requirements

    To earn your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application in order to be eligible to sit for the exam.

    These requirements include:

     
    Credential

     
    Less than a Bachelor's Degree

     
    Bachelor's Degree

     
    Graduate Degree

     

     
    HR-Related Degree

     
    Non-HR
    Degree

     
    HR-Related Degree

     
    Non-HR
    Degree

     
    HR-Related Degree

     
    Non-HR
    Degree

    SHRM-CP

    3 years in
    HR role

    4 years in
    HR role

    1 year in
    HR role

    2 years in
    HR role

    Currently in
    HR role

    1 year in
    HR role

    SHRM-SCP

    6 years in
    HR role

    7 years in
    HR role

    4 years in
    HR role

    5 years in
    HR role

    3 years in
    HR role

    4 years in
    HR role


    • Applicants must show that they have worked in an HR role for more than 1,000 hours within a calendar year, which equates to 1 year of experience.
    • HR experience may be in an HR exempt or nonexempt capacity.
    • Applicants with a graduate degree (or global equivalency) in HR must currently be employed in an HR role.
    • HR experience may be classified directly, as working in an HR role, or indirectly, by consulting, educating or researching HR practices linked specifically to human resource management.

     

      Contact Information

    For additional information or questions regarding enrollment, please contact Jessica Laliberte, Business Development Manager, Augusta, at jessica.laliberte@kaplan.edu or call 207.213.2539.

     

     

     *Although certain programs are designed to prepare students to take various certification or licensing exams, Kaplan University cannot guarantee the student will be eligible to sit for or pass those exams. Please visit shrmcertification.org for more information about SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP eligibility and testing windows.

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