UW-Stout's online SHRM certification preparation course is designed to provide a structured, peer and instructor-supported review of the content in the SHRM Body of Applied Skills (BASK). Participants are guided through the content with a variety of materials and study tools each week.
Early-bird registration fee: $1,110 (ends January 13)
Group rate available: $1,048 per registrant. (Email to request)
Stout Alumni Discount: $1,048 (Email to request)
Weekly Meeting Day/Time: Participants meet with the instructor and peers once per week online for approximately 1 hour. The day and time are determined by participant availability near the start date of the course.
Who Should Enroll in Our Online SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP HR Training 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
- Earn recognition from the global community
The SHRM-CP certification is for individuals who perform HR duties or currently enrolled students who wish to verify, validate, enhance and/or expand their HR capabilities are likely candidates for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.
Candidates for the SHRM-CP certification are not required to hold an HR title and do not need a degree or previous HR experience to apply; however, a basic working knowledge of HR practices and principles is recommended.
For details on these requirements, visit SHRM's Eligibility Criteria.
Scheduling Your Exam
For best results, schedule your certification exam for a date that is after the end of your preparation course. The next test window is May 1 – July 15, 2023. Visit SHRM's website to apply.
Exam Application Deadline
The early-bird deadline to apply for the summer window of the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam is TBD. Live remote proctoring is now available for SHRM certification exams, so you have the option to take your test at home or at a testing center. Visit SHRM's website to apply.
Not interested in certification? Advance your career.
If you're not interested in certification but want to improve your HR skills, this course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain:
- Generalist viewpoint
- Refresh key ideas and concepts
- Strengthen your understanding of core behavior and technical competencies
- Increase productivity in the workplace