SHRM Learning System for SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® Certification Preparation

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Increase your chances of passing your SHRM certification exam by attending our upcoming certification prep course.

We combine the SHRM Learning System with our expert, SHRM-certified instructors to offer you the most flexible and effective way to prepare for success on your exam. The SHRM Learning System creates a personalized study path, based on your knowledge, experience and goals, to help you optimize your study time, learn the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™) and approach the SHRM Certification exams with confidence.

An HR Course to Meet Your Needs 

Personalized and Flexible

Finding the time to focus on career training can be tough when you’re managing a busy work day and responsibilities at home. Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Affordable Program

We are committed to keeping your course fees as low as possible, while helping you reach your SHRM Certification or professional development goals.  We can also help you take advantage of student discounts and funding options available to you.

1-on-1 Support

Gain guidance from our SHRM-certified instructors to help you comprehend and learn to apply your new HR knowledge.  Network with peers to share real-life examples and bring HR knowledge and competencies to life.

Upcoming Classes:
Two Course Options - Classroom & Online 


Classroom Option

  • An experienced, dynamic instructor explains and applies concepts
  • A structured environment that enhances learning
  • Network and share experiences with classmates in the HR field
  • Access to recorded content, documents, templates, and PowerPoints through Bellarmine’s online portal, Moodle.

CEPR 100 01 / 12 Thursdays / February 29 - May 9 / 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. / $1099, plus $575 materials fee

Self-Paced Online Lectures

  • Access over 24 hours of pre-recorded content 24/7
  • Flexible for busy schedules who cannot accommodate a weekly meetup

CEPR 100 ON / March 4 - May 13 / $949, plus $575 materials fee

Registration Information

  • Deadline to register: Wednesday, February 21 at noon
  • Register online at
  • If paying by mail, download the registration form and mail with payment.
  • Need funding or approval? Pursuing your career goals can be particularly challenging right now. To help support you, here are a few ideas for funding your certification journey.

    • Check with your employer to see if funding options, such as tuition reimbursement, are available.
    • Download our “Approach Your Boss” toolkit

Our SHRM Certified Instructor

Tap into the expertise and guidance of our highly experienced, SHRM-certified instructors who are ready to work with you to make sure you are prepared for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. Nancye M. Combs, SPHR, has 35 years of executive management experience. She has presented hundreds of programs, consulted with more than 500 clients worldwide, and serves as an expert witness on issues related to employment practices.



A Course Designed for Your Success

This course combines expert instruction with the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. The interactive SHRM Learning System is a personalized roadmap to help you master the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™) and prepare you for the SHRM certification exams.

  • Customized Study Plan:

    Your instructor will help you make the most of your customized study plan to optimize your valuable study time and keep you on track for your upcoming SHRM Certification exam date. As you progress through the course and complete your learning activities, you’ll see your study plan update in real time and get motivating reminders to keep you on track for success.

  • Online Topic Cards:
  • Visualize your study plan through a series of course topic cards depicting SHRM BASK topics. As you move through the course materials, click on a card to access a topic overview or more in-depth study activities. As you complete a topic, another will take its place in your study plan. To sync your personal studies with the course syllabus, simply drag and drop topic cards on and off your study plan.
  • Online Learning:
    Fill your knowledge and competency gaps with interactive online reading content (with optional audio segments) that teaches the entire SHRM BASK. Then, assess your understanding with flashcards and periodic quizzes. Based on your results, the Learning System will either guide you forward to the next topic or provide you with suggested content for further review.
  • Practice Questions:
    Test your knowledge and increase exam day confidence with 2,700+ practice questions presented through online quizzes and a practice exam that includes questions previously used on actual SHRM Certification exams.
  • Bonus Resources:
    Throughout our course, you’ll have support from your SHRM-certified instructor who can provide a broad range of guidance to prepare you for exam day, Additionally, your SHRM Learning System includes a digital copy of Ace Your SHRM Certification Exam study guide, which includes study guidance, test taking tips as well as additional practice questions.

Exam Eligibility Requirements

There are no admission requirements to take this COURSE; however, certain criteria must be met to be eligible to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. To be eligible for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams, you must meet specific educational and work experience criteria at the time you submit your application.

For details on eligibility requirements, visit

Exam Scheduling

For best results, schedule your certification exam for a date that is after the end of your preparation course. Testing windows and application are available on the SHRM Certification site:

Looking for Professional Development Instead of Exam Prep? 

For those not seeking certification or who are unsure, the SHRM Learning System course provides a comprehensive and accelerated option for professional development to improve HR skills to meet the demands of today's world of work. Participants gain a generalist viewpoint, refresh key ideas and concepts, strengthen their understanding of core behavior and technical competencies, and increase productivity in the workplace. 

This course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. The course investment includes all course materials but does not cover registration for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP examinations.