Gain a Professional Edge. Prepare for HR Certification.
This intensive 12 week program offered by St. Cloud State University is designed primarily for individuals seeking the most sought-after HR certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
The curriculum covers the HR Certification Institute® body of knowledge and includes application exercises that develop specific competencies and decision-making skills. We offer this program in partnership with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) utilizing the SHRM Learning System. The SHRM Learning system is the #1 PHR/SPHR certification preparation program and combined with this 12-week program our participant pass rate consistently exceeds the national average pass rates for certification. See what participants have to say - Course Testimonial.
By attending our course, you’ll benefit from:
This course includes the SHRM Learning System, but does not cover registration for the PHR or SPHR examinations.
For information on eligibility for the PHR or SPHR certification, testing dates, and testing fees see the 2013 Certification Policies and Procedures Handbook.
Five Steps to Certification
|Testing Dates||Applications Accepted||Late Applications Accepted*|
05-01-14 to 06-30-14
12-01-14 to 01-31-15
01-22-14 to 03-19-14
Check back in May 2014
03-20-14 to 04-23-14
Check back in May 2014
|*A $75.00 late fee is applied to all applications submitted during this time.|
Ways to Pay:
Meet the Presenter: Mardi Noyes
When: Most Mondays, February 3 - April 21, 2014 (next offering will be Fall 2014)
Times: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. (Mondays)
Where: SCSU Welcome Center
355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN 56301
NOTE: Free, convenient, secure indoor parking!
CMSHRM Scholarship: $549 - Save $400 off the Early Bird Cost (hurry, only 4 registrations available) Thank you CMSHRM! Note: CMSHRM Scholarships have all been awarded for this testing period.
Registration closes: at 3:00 p.m. on January 31, 2014
Printable Flyer (PDF)
Online Registration - pay by credit card
* For Windows 8 users, please be aware there are two versions of Internet Explorer on your device - Metro and Desktop. To use our registration site, you must use the Desktop version of Internet Explorer, and not the Metro version. To start the Desktop version, click on or touch the Desktop tile on the Start screen. Then you will see the Internet Explorer icon in the task bar. This is the Desktop version which should be used for registration. If you are in Internet Explorer and the URL address is at the bottom of the screen, you are in the Metro version, should close it and open the desktop version following the instructions above.
Registration Form (PDF) - pay by check or purchase order
Payment Plan - spread your payments over 3 months
For more information please contact Tammy at Tammy@scsutraining.com.
You may also be interested in our HR Essentials workshop being offered in Fall 2014.