Certification Courses

Make 2018 the year you earn your HR certification!


Earning your HR certification makes you a recognized expert and leader in the field of HR, and a valuable asset to your organization. SHRM-Atlanta's comprehensive review courses prepare you to sit for HR certification exams.

Our in-person courses offers participants a full classroom experience with individual advice and direction from the instructor, as well as study-group opportunities. 


What can earning your HR credentials do for you?

Don't just take our word for it. When it comes to the value of earning HR credentials, certified SHRM professionals reported...

  • an average salary increase of nearly $17,000 for SCP and $5,500 for CP
  • greater career satisfaction 
  • better understanding of necessary HR skills
  • greater likelihood of staying with their organization
  • receiving a promotion with certification being a key factor


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Course Overview

Our in-person course will ensure your exam success by offering:

  • structured learning environment with an engaging expert instructor
  •  A cohort of your HR peers which provides study group support
  • Real world advice and answers to your questions
  • The full print/online version of the 2018 SHRM Learning System, including quickstart videos, practice questions, flashcards and more (retail: $985)



Registration fees include the  2018 SHRM Learning System  in both online and print format (retail $985).

  • SHRM-Atlanta Members: $1,500
  • Future Members: $1,640*

*Future Member registrations include one year of SHRM-Atlanta membership that becomes active once the registration has been processed.


How can obtaining HR Certification benefit your career?

Business is changing and employers are insisting HR professionals adapt to that change. We now live and work in a global economy, where geographic borders are virtually non-existent, and innovation, agility and strategy are critical success factors. The HR profession operates at the core of this global economy, ensuring the alignment of organizational strategy with a high-performing workforce. HR certification is an opportunity for HR professionals to validate their individual expertise and to put knowledge to work through critical thinking and application.


Achieving certification demonstrates relevance, experience, credibility and dedication to staying current with your expertise in HR to your employers, clients, staff members and professional peers. In today‚Äôs competitive landscape, many companies now require HR certification for their job applicants.  Additionally, certified HR professionals command higher salaries vs. those uncertified, especially as your career matures. In addition, certified HR professionals achieve greater career success and are awarded more promotions. (1)

(1) Source: Are Certifications Required for an HR Career?


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