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HR Certifications

Interested in an HR Certification?

HR Certification is an opportunity for HR professionals to validate their individual expertise in the body of knowledge and competencies that are shared within the HR profession. It is also an outward sign of knowledge and professionalism that is recognized by all HR professionals and most employers. Texas leads the nation in the number of certified professionals!

In order to support HR professionals in their pursuit of HR certification, CBSHRM offers study groups to help prepare for certification exams.  Our study groups will present attendees with resources to help prepare potential test takers. In addition, this venue offers attendees the opportunity to meet and form study groups with others in their area who are preparing for the test.

Two respected entities offer professional certifications for HR Professionals; The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).  For information regarding certifications offered by each entity, eligibility requirements, testing windows and preparation materials, please visit the websites listed below.

Let this be the year to obtain your professional HR certification!

CBSHRM HR Certification Exam Study Group

CBSHRM supports both the SHRM and HRCI certifications for our members; however, the certification program CBSHRM facilitates is for an HRCI certification. The HRCI certifications build human resources knowledge and the SHRM certifications provide HR professionals with the competency to apply it.

CBSHRM will hold a 10-week HR Certification Exam Study Group beginning summer 2017. This study group will present attendees with resources to help prepare for the HRCI certification exams. 

Click here to learn more about the HR Certification Exam Study Group, including registration and deadlines.

Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)

The HR Certification Institute offers several certifications that cover all HR disciplines. Your scope of work and depth of experience will determine which exam is best for you:

  • PHR® (Professional in Human Resources)
  • SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources)
  • GPHR® (Global Professional in Human Resources)
  • Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) 

For complete details about the credentials above, the certification process and testing dates, visit the HR Certification Institute (HRCI)’s website at www.hrci.org.


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management offers two competency-based certifications for HR Professionals. Your scope of work and depth of experience will determine which exam is best for you:

SHRM-CP (SHRM Certified Professional)
SHRM-SCP (SHRM Senior Certified Professional)
For complete details about the credentials above, the certification process and testing dates, visit the SHRM Certification's website at www.shrmcertification.org.



Coastal Bend SHRM PO BOX 9064, Corpus Christi, TX 78469 CoastalBend.SHRM@gmail.com


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