Program Eligibility

General EligibilityCertification Seal

Who Should Enroll in This Course?
Our certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. Certification is a great choice for HR professionals who want to:

  • Increase their knowledge
  • Advance their skills
  • Earn recognition from the global community

Those who plan to take the national exam must meet the qualifications set forth by SHRM. More details about eligibility criteria can be found on the SHRM website.

SHRM Eligibility Char

SJSU Students

SJSU students currently enrolled in the HR Major/Concentration may be eligible to participate in this course with 500+ hours of relevant HR experience. Please contact Dr. Meg Virick at institutepeopleperformance@sjsu.edu if you are interested.

Advancing your career

For those not seeking certification, the SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts and strengthen their understanding of core HR competencies.