SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Certification:

Your HR career building blocks!

Certification Program

Do you want to advance your education and training for a successful HR career?  Do you want to broaden your education or update your HR knowledge?  Do you want to enhance your marketability by gaining current HR knowledge?

AHRMA will is offering a Certification Class for the new SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) Certification.

 AHRMA Certification Class–Spring 2017

Class Meeting Information

Location: Concordia University- Lamar Center, 7701 N. Lamar Blvd

Located at the southeast corner of N. Lamar Blvd and Highway 183

Dates: Each Tuesday from January 10, 2017- April 18, 2017

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $500* for AHRMA members

         $600* for non-AHRMA members

*Does not include the cost of the SHRM Learning System.Please note that the SHRM Learning System textbooks are required for the AHRMA Certification Study Group.

Students must purchase the SHRM Learning System as it contains multiple resources that will be instrumental in your success on the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam including pre/post tests, flashcards, Smart Study Guide, as well as learning module books (also available as downloadable e-reader files).  The SHRM Learning System can be purchased here for $695 (SHRM member price) or $870 (non-SHRM member price).

Register for the Program 


Certification Exam Qualifications:

The following general eligibility criteria apply:

  • Applicants must show that they have worked in an HR role for more than 1,000 hours within a calendar year, which equates to one year of experience.
  • HR experience may be in an HR exempt or non-exempt capacity.
  • HR experience may be classified directly, as working in an HR role, or indirectly, by consulting, educating or researching HR practices linked specifically to human resource management.
  • SHRM membership is not required.

See more information on exam eligibility here.

Questions? Please email

Enrich your HR Skills and Competencies to Succeed

The 2016 SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CPSM and SHRM-SCPSM Certification Preparation Course

Our SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preparation course is designed primarily for individuals seeking credentials that focus on identifying and testing the knowledge and practical real-life experiences HR professionals around the world need to excel in their careers today.

Earning your SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential establishes you as a recognized expert in the HR field. These new certifications recognize that HR professionals are at the core of leading organizational success:

·      Built on one singular Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK™) designed to elevate the HR profession around the world.

·      Tests the HR professional’s competency—the ability to put that knowledge to work through critical thinking and application.

·      Demonstrates that the HR professional is a technical expert and has mastered the application of HR technical and behavioral competencies, through practice and experience, to drive business results.

This certification preparation program covers four knowledge domains: People, Organization, Workplace and Strategy as well as eight behavioral competencies; Leadership & Navigation, Ethical Practice, Business Acumen, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation , Global & Cultural Effectiveness, and Communication.  For more information on these new credentials

Exam Registration Deadlines

2017Spring Exam Window:May 1, 2017 – July 15, 2017

Regular Application Deadline:March 24, 2017

Late Application Deadline: April 14, 2017

Additional Information

Learn more about the new SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP certification here.

Download the SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP Certification Handbook here.



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 Congratulations AHRMA May Volunteer of the Month

M. Wilson Stoker 

Senior VP & Managing Attorney

Welter Law Firm P. C.


AHRMA is recognized by SHRM to offer
Professional Development Credits (PDCs)
for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. 












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