SHRM Human Resources Learning System

As an approved education partner with SHRM, Penn State instructors combine expert instruction with the 36-hour Learning System program designed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) which features human resources content and advanced tools that streamline study time, accelerate learning, and build confidence for passing the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP exam.

With this program students will:

  • Gain one-on-one guidance to help you comprehend and learn to apply your new HR knowledge.
  • Engage with a proven with the SHRM Learning System that dynamically adjust to students’ interaction.
  • Acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioral competencies you need to prepare to pass the exam.
  • Network and collaborate with peers to share real-life examples and bring HR knowledge and competencies to life.
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Eligibility for the Exam

The SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ certifications are built upon the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK™), which is more than an exam outline. It defines the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required for effective HR professionals around the world. Eight behavioral competencies and 15 functional areas that every HR professional should know are included in this intense review.

To be eligible to sit 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 SHRM exam eligibility requirements, visit


Dates: Thursdays, February 1–April 25, 2024
Cost (includes materials): $1,600
Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Location: Instructor-led training via Zoom videoconferencing

Register for SHRM Learning Systems

To register or for more information about any of our SHRM training offerings, contact Continuing Education at 570‑675‑9253 or [email protected].

This program is jointly sponsored by Penn State Scranton and Penn State Wilkes‑Barre.

SHRM is the registered trademark of the Society for Human Resource Management.