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DC SHRM has launched a Certification Study Group, to help local peers prepare for their SHRM certification exam. 

SHRM Study Guide

If you've been thinking about obtaining your SHRM certification, why go it alone? Join us for a 12-week certification study group to prepare yourself for the SHRM certification exam. These sessions will be facilitated by certified members of DC SHRM.  

Click here to visit our event page to learn more and register. 



Certification credentials are a key element in adding value to your career and your organization. DC SHRM wants to help you in your certification journey!

 

As an approved provider of PDCs for SHRM and Recertification Credit hours for HRCI, DC SHRM strives to offer regular opportunities to earn credits toward your certification (and recertification).


Below are two charts to help you determine your eligibilty for certification, based on where you are in your career experience and education.
 

  

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Eligibility Chart

(Exempt and Non-Exempt levels)

 

Credential

Less than a Bachelor's Degree*

Bachelor's Degree

Graduate Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

HR-Related Degree

Non-HR Degree

SHRM-CP**

3 years in HR role

4 years in HR role

1 year in HR
role

2 years in HR role

Currently in HR role

1 year in HR role

SHRM-SCP

6 years in HR role

7 years in HR role

4 years in HR role

5 years in HR role

3 years in HR
role

4 years in HR role

 

For more information on certification options through SHRM, please follow this link: https://www.shrm.org/certification/pages/default.aspx


 

HRCI PHR and SPHR Eligibility Chart

Experience in a Professional-Level HR Position

 

Credential

Less than Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor’s Degree

Graduate Degree

PHR

4 years

2 years

1 year

SPHR

7 years

5 years

4 years

For more information on certification options through HRCI, please follow this link: https://www.hrci.org/our-programs/our-certifications


Additionally, DC SHRM has launched a Certification Study Group, to help local peers prepare for their SHRM certification exam. 

SHRM Study Guide

If you've been thinking about obtaining your SHRM certification, why go it alone? Join us for a 12-week certification study group to prepare yourself for the SHRM certification exam. These sessions will be facilitated by certified members of DC SHRM.  

Click here to visit our event page to learn more and register.