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Information on HR Certification from HRCI and SHRM

SHRM Certification:

Competency-Based, Relevant, Strategic
Prove not only what you know—but also how you can apply that knowledge on the job.
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. By incorporating key HR competencies and knowledge into the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams, SHRM’s certifications demonstrate to the global business community that the credential-holder has strong capabilities in both aspects of HR practice—competency and knowledge—that are required for effective job performance. Apply for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) exam today, and demonstrate application of the universal behavioral competencies and technical HR knowledge essential for effective HR job performance.

Begin advancing your career and your organization with the next-generation credentials. Get all of the details on the SHRM Certification page.

HRCI Certification:

HRCI certification provides you with many professional advantages as an HR leader:

  • Demonstrate your HR mastery and value to business communities.
  • Connect to an exclusive network of the world's most motivated HR professionals.
  • Prove your commitment to continuous professional development in the HR field.
Eligibility for each HRCI credential is determined by specific criteria for professional-level HR work experience, competency and education. The HR Certification Institute web site contains all the details about certifications such as the aPHR, PHR, SPHR, GPHR and California certifications.

Although we do not manage certification preparation study groups as a chapter, we do refer our members to other providers if they are seeking certification exam prep. If you have questions about HR certification, please contact: [email protected].