Center for Continuing Studies


WIOA Certified

Our Human Resource Certification course prepares you to establish yourself as a globally recognized human resources expert who has earned the status of certified professional or senior certified professional.

SHRM logoThe certifications open doors for advancement and signal to employers your advanced professional development. They reflect what human resources practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

Our intensive, 36-hour course combines expert instruction with the 2018 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP. The study materials streamline study time, accelerate learning and build your confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

Are you eligible for certification?

Classes offer

  • an experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • the SHRM Learning System, the #1 HR certification prep tool.
  • knowledge and understanding of behavioral competencies.
  • a structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • networking opportunities.
  • tuition reimbursement and up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs).

Certification also benefits employers/organizations by:

  • demonstrating it has mastered HR technical and behavioral competencies.
  • preparing your HR staff to assume greater leadership roles and contribute to the strategic direction of your organization.
  • bringing new ideas to your organization that will help drive success.
  • creating a common HR language that optimizes effectiveness.
  • demonstrating a global view.

Sessions cover

We examine the five modules of the comprehensive SHRM BoCK™.

HR Competencies

Materials included

  • 2018 SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, which includes the learning modules in print and e-reader formats.
  • Advanced online resources

St. Cloud State pass rates for this prep course surpass the national pass rates:

National Pass Rates

National Pass Rates

SCSU Prep Course Pass Rates

SCSU Prep Course Pass Rates
Spring 2016 67% 57% 90% 100%
Fall 2016 70% 56% 100% NA

Upcoming classes

Classroom - St. Cloud, MN

Sept. 11 - Dec. 4, 2018

5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays

  • 12 sessions in this date range
  • SCSU Welcome Center
    355 Fifth Ave. S, St. Cloud


Classroom - Alexandria, MN

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays

  • 9 sessions in this date range
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College
    1601 Jefferson St, Alexandria

Next Class - Spring 2019

To be added to this wait list contact


Instructor: Collette Rubel, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP 

Central Minnesota Society of Human Resources Management awards two $400 scholarships two times a year to the first people who claim them.  These scholarships have been claimed for this session.  Thank you, CMSHRM.

How to Pay

  • Ask your employer about tuition reimbursement.
  • Dislocated worker funds
  • Check or credit card

Need a Payment Plan?

Complete a registration form (PDF), submit it by email, mail or fax; make a 25 percent down payment and arrange monthly payments.


Tammy Anhalt-Warner, 320-308-4252