Why Seek SHRM Certification?

 

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.
FOCUS ON YOU
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are your credentials, based on the current HR landscape. This certification is 100% focused on the competencies and knowledge all HR professionals need to lead in today’s business community.

UNIVERSAL SKILLS & RECOGNITION

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) are based on one single, comprehensive SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) and are relevant worldwide, giving professionals the recognition and flexibility to use their knowledge, skills and competencies anywhere their career takes them.

COMPETENCY-  & KNOWLEDGE- BASED
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP tests HR competencies as well as knowledge, and their application, to ensure the professional’s ability to demonstrate what they know, and what they can do with their knowledge in the variety of situations they encounter.

DEVELOPED WITH EMPLOYERS IN MIND

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP are based on in-depth research focused on —and backed by— global employers and business leaders. They reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

EXPANDED ELIGIBILITY AND INCLUSIVITY
SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recognize diversity in the HR profession. The eligibility requirements minimize barriers to participation and reflect current HR roles. The exam windows provide accessibility and flexibility for all eligible professionals worldwide. In addition, the new exam is affordable, making certification attainable by more professionals.

UNIVERSALLY APPLICABLE
SHRM believes that HR certification must be as inclusive and diverse as the profession itself. The SHRM certification is applicable across industries, geographic borders, job responsibilities and career levels.

GLOBALLY RECOGNIZED
SHRM’s HR certifications, the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, were designed to meet the highest industry standards. To ensure the highest level of recognition for SHRM certified professionals, SHRM is committed to pursuing accreditation, a process that involves extensive data collection and review, which can require an extended period to complete. We look forward to completing this process and obtaining accreditation as soon as possible.