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Preparing for Success

Why Seek SHRM Certification?

Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

HR professionals who implement policies and strategies, serve as point of contact for staff and stakeholders, deliver HR services, and perform operational HR functions, should take the SHRM-CP exam.


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.


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Get started preparing for your exam today!

Step 1:  Check with SHRM to verify you are eligible to take the exam.  VerifY

Step 2:  Register for the HRAM/UNO Prep Course.   REGISTER

Step 3:  Complete the Application Process with SHRM.  APPLY

SHRM Testing Window & Fees

More information on testing and exam windows.

  Testing Period
Spring Exam
May 1 – July 15
Fall Exam December 1 – February 15

Please note: The exam application deadlines close on Mar. 25, Apr. 15, Oct. 21 and Nov. 11 at 11:59 PM, ET.

  Exam Fees
SHRM Member
NonSHRM Member
*Exam Fees include a nonrefundable $50 Application fee

Please note: Be sure to check the SHRM website for application fees, deadlines, refunds, etc.

Professional Development & Certification Prep Course

HRAM is partnering with the University of Nebraska - Omaha and SHRM NE State Council, to offer a 14 week prep course to help guide the HR professional to take the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

Course Fees

HRAM Member

*Fees include all books and materials from SHRM.  Fees do not include examination fees.

Paying on your own?

Apply for the HRAM SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification Scholarship to cover course fees!

HRAM/UNO offered SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Prep Course


2018 Fall Prep Course

Dates: 15 weeks
September - December

Course Location:
University of Nebraska
College of Business Administration,
Mammel Hall, Rm 200E


Time:  Tuesday Evenings
6:00 - 9:00pm

Registration through UNO

*There will be no spring course held for the SHRM Certification.


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