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SHRM's global HR credentials, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, offer growth, advancement, and recognition.  These credentials are based on extensive global research involving employers, academics, and practicing HR Professionals at all levels to ensure they maintain an industry-leading level of excellence and relevance in this ever-evolving profession.

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today's global economy.  Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader.  

Ensure you're prepared with our course designed for SHRM credential candidates.  Expand and test your knowledge and practical, real-life competencies in areas critical for HR career success.  

This intensive program combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.  

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Find Success with Marist's Expert Guidance

Looking to get SHRM-CP or SHRM SCP certified?  Ler our team of experts help you get there.

Our course combines expert instruction with the 2019 SHRM Learning System to offer a comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam.

  • Gain one-on-one guidance to help you comprehend and learn to apply your new HR knowledge.

  • Network and collaborate with peers to share real-life examples and bring HR knowledge and competencies to life.

  • Acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies you need to prepare to pass the exam.

  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a sturctured learning experience and support.

Who Should Enroll in this Course?

Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to increase their knowledge, advance their skills and/or earn recognition.

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

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Advance your career.

If you're not interested in certification but want to improve you HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development.  Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and techincal competencies, and increase productivity in the workplace.  

Marist's Course Details & Options

At Marist you'll be able to tap into the expertise and guidance of our highly-experienced, SHRM-certified instructors who are ready to work with you to make sure you are prepared for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.

Spring 2020: Tuesday Evenings

Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

February 4, 2020 - April 21, 2020  (April 28, 2020 - make-up date)image of chart with details about location and course fees


  • Early Bird: Pay before January 17, 2020 and SAVE $25.00
  • SHRM Members: Pay only $1,150.00

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Course Preparation Tools Designed for Success

Enhance your learning experience with premier tools that complement our course! The 2019 SHRM Learning System offers a personalized SmartPathâ„¢ learning experience that is designed to dynamically adjust based on your progress and proficiency. Real-time results allow you to use your time wisely and increase readiness for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam.

Choose a program that is designed to help apply HR knowledge and competencies to real-life situations and advance your career while offering:

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The 2019 SHRM Learning System allows instructors to work with you build a custom learning experience that helps identify HR topics you've already mastered and those you haven't, so courses can be tailored to your needs.

Focused, Topic-level Learning:

Along with your classmates, you'll learn one small topic segment at a time to ensure you have a clear understanding and can apply the concept quickly and easily on the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam and in your day-to-day HR responsibilities.

These learning modules also provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams.


  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation 
  • Critical Evaluation 
  • Relationship Management 
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness 
  • Communication 


  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards 


  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management 
  • Employee & Labor Relations 
  • Technology Management 


  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Risk Management 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility 
  • Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only) 

Real-time Knowledge Gap Analysis:

Real-time results and detailed feedback from your learning progress and quiz scores help guide your course-wide and individual study priorities and reach your goal more efficiently.

Resources to Boost Exam Confidence:

Supplement your class time learning with flashcards, real-world HR knowledge, competencies in action, practice test questions and more to make sure you're ready for your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.



Related Information

For HR professionals seeking to complete a bachelor's degree, learn more about a our Mangement Studies and Professional Studies majors.  Both are offered in fully online or blended formats.