Prepare for the Future of Human Resources with SHRM Certification. Our team of experts can help you succeed.

Now more than ever, HR is critical to our workforce. Prove you have the dedication, skills and credibility to lead this charge by becoming SHRM-certified. SHRM certifications are unique, as they are the only behavioral competency-based programs in the field. 92% of HR executives agree that “it will be important for HR professionals to be SHRM-certified in the future.” Earning one of the SHRM credentials conveys a clear message to C-suite leaders: “This HR professional is invested in their career and is ready to lead.”

Increase your chances of passing your exam by attending our upcoming 12-week certification prep course. Expert SHRM-certified instructors will be on hand to answer your questions, guide you through interactive discussions, review sample test questions and provide exclusive test-taking tips.

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 and helping you reach your SHRM Certification or professional development goals. We can also help you take advantage of the 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. 

Who Should Enroll

Individuals who perform HR duties or currently enrolled students who wish to verify, validate, enhance and/or expand their HR capabilities are likely candidates for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification. 

SHRM membership is not required for eligibility, and individuals need not be employed at the time they apply.

Visit SHRM Certification Eligibility Criteria for specific criteria for each credentialing level. 

Upcoming Course Start Dates

September 12 - December 05, 2024

Course Number: 11698
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:00-9:30 p.m.
Location: Remote

September 14 - December 07, 2024

Course Number: 11710
Day: Saturday
Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Remote

Tuition: $1,300 (includes your training materials and the Learning System)

What to Expect

High-Quality Instruction 

Learn from highly respected and experienced SHRM-certified instructors with years of hands-on experience in HR.

Virtual Classroom

Interact with your instructor and classmates in virtual environments available anywhere with an internet connection.

Time Commitment

Attend classes on a 12-week schedule, with time to study materials in between classes on your unique schedule.

Structured Learning

Keep yourself accountable and stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience and support.

Course Preparation Tool Designed for Success

Registration also includes the online and print versions of the 2024 SHRM Learning System — the official cert prep tool, now updated with questions previously used on actual SHRM Certification exams. This interactive system is designed for adult learners, providing a personalized roadmap that combines in-depth HR knowledge with real-life situations to help you master the material and be successful on your exam.

Interested in Training Your Team?

Contact Ms. Gnansi Konan at 301-546-0032 or

SHRM Certification Information

eLearning Methods at PGCC


Learning on your own time

Students taking an online class can access course content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and have discussions with their instructors and fellow learners using Canvas. Deadlines and due dates will be set for assignments, test, projects, and the like.


Learning in real time

Students that take a remote class will meet online via the Canvas platform at scheduled times with set deadlines and due dates. Students will access learning materials, assignments, and participate in discussions via Canvas.

How to Register

Registering online via Owl Link is the fastest and gives you the best chance to get the classes you want. You’ll need an email address and a credit card to register online.

  • If you have enrolled before, click here to login and register.
  • If you are a new student, click here to create a student account. Follow the prompts. You’ll receive two emails with your login name and password information. Use these to log in to Owl Link from 

Click here for instructions on how to login to Owl Link and search and register for Continuing Education classes.   

Students are encouraged to register for classes on their own through Owl Link, but may also submit a registration form online to the Office of Records and Registration.


Contact Information

Gnansi Konan
Phone: 301-546-0032