The Self-Study option gives you the ultimate flexibility. Use the convenient customization tools to design a study plan that fits into your schedule. Focus on any module or topic in any depth or sequence. Then approach the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam with confidence.

  • Eliminates travel expenses and minimizes time away from the office.
  • SmartPath™ tools dynamically adjust to your progress and provide suggested next steps to maximize your time and exam readiness.
  • The built-in exam date countdown keeps you motivated and on track with your studies.
  • Ask the Expert feature provides a platform to submit questions to SHRM-certified professionals.
Ideal for those who prefer to learn on their own schedule.

“I couldn't have passed my certification exam without the SHRM Learning System! The practice tests and examples were spot-on and I felt fully prepared for the exam. I was very grateful I was able to study virtually on my time without having to attend a classroom course.” 

– Kimberly Syme, SHRM-CP

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP credential-holders may earn up to 36 PDCs for recertification when using the self-study option for professional development only. TRY THE FREE DEMO.  


$725 USD



$125 additional for optional print modules, plus shipping
(not included in member/nonmember fee)

Looking for funding options?
  • Find a friend or colleague. Volume discounts are available on purchases of 2+. For more info, call +1.651.905.2617 or e-mail
  • Approach your boss for potential company-funding. We’ve created a toolkit to help with this conversation. Visit the SHRM Learning System demo to access.
  • Apply for a SHRM Foundation Scholarship. Click here to learn more.