SHRM-SCP

SHRM SENIOR CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL
(SHRM-SCP)
 

HR professionals who develop strategies, lead the HR function, foster influence in the community, analyze performance metrics, and align HR strategies to organizational goals, should take the SHRM-SCP exam.

SHRM-SCP Eligibility Requirements 
Less than a Bachelor's Degree* HR-Related 
Program

6 years in HR role
Non-HR 
Program

7 years in HR role
Bachelor's Degree HR-Related Degree
4 years in HR role
Non-HR Degree
5 years in HR role
Graduate Degree HR-Related Degree
3 years in HR role
Non-HR Degree
4 years in HR role
*Less than a bachelor’s degree includes: working toward a bachelor's degree; associates degree; some college; qualifying HR certificate program; high school diploma; or GED.

Exam Format and Length
Computer-based experience.
Up to 4 hours in length.
180 questions (110 knowledge items/70 situational judgment items)

Exam Fee
SHRM Member: $300* USD
Nonmember: $400* USD
*Includes $50 nonrefundable application fee.

Spring Exam Window: May 1 - July 15, 2016

APPLICATIONS  
ACCEPTED
REGULAR 
APPLICATION  
DEADLINE
LATE 
APPLICATION 
DEADLINE
Jan. 4 Mar. 25 Apr. 15

Winter Exam Window: Dec. 1, 2016 - Feb. 15, 2017

APPLICATIONS  
ACCEPTED
REGULAR 
APPLICATION  
DEADLINE
LATE 
APPLICATION 
DEADLINE
May 16 Oct. 21 Nov. 11

Please note: The exam application deadlines close at 11:59 PM, ET.