Society for Human Resource Management Professional Program in Downtown LA

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Program Description

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Professional Program at Cal State LA Downtown will prepare individuals for both the Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) exams. Earning a SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential allows individuals to become recognized experts and leaders in the HR field by delivering a high level of knowledge and skills with distinct benefits to their organizations. This program is also for those individuals who need recertification credits required by SHRM, and for those not interested in SHRM certfication, but simply want to improve their HR skills and continue their professional development.

Cal State LA's SHRM Program uses curriculum designed by global subject matter experts and covers the entire SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™). Expert instruction, encouragement and peer dicussion, combined with the best exam preparation system, will result in individuals learning and retaining the material effectively and efficiently. Upon completion of the program, those who are eligible will be better prepared to take their SHRM exams and acheive career success.

Who Should Enroll?

HR professionals who:
  • Seek SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification
  • Wish to earn recertification credits required by SHRM. Individuals enrolled in this program can earn up to 36 Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
  • Want to improve/update their HR skills by gaining a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies, and increase productivity in the workplace.
  • Want to increase their value in their workplace and/or in the global HR marketplace

Tuition & Fees

Program cost: $1,349 (The program cost includes course materials and online resources.)

Financial Assistance 

Federal financial aid is not currently available for this program. However, you can apply for a private student loan here.

Program Schedule

View the Spring 2020 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Professional program schedule.


Enroll for the Spring 2020 SHRM here.


For more information about the SHRM program, please contact the College of Professional and Global Education via email or (323) 343-4915.