Spring Program Preps Human Resource Professionals for Certification Exam

ROGERS, Ark. – Human resource professionals can register online for a 16-week course that will update their knowledge and prepare them for certification exams by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Classes in the SHRM Learning System program run from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays from Jan. 31 to May 23. The cost for the course is $1,299, which includes the price of the textbook, The SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge. A 10 percent discount for the course is available for University of Arkansas faculty, staff and current students.

Working professionals can choose from flexible study options: in person at the Global Campus in Rogers, 3300 Market St., Suite 402; live during online course times; and through recorded online sessions.

Certified human resource professionals will teach current practices and competencies to help attendees prepare for the Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-CP) or the Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) certification exam administered by the Society for Human Resource Management. The SHRM website provides exam costs and dates.

Attendees benefit from a structured learning environment, access to online resources and mobile applications, and the opportunity to build their peer network.

Contact Erin Morgan, program coordinator, at emorgan@uark.edu or 855-402-3300 to discuss this and other workforce development opportunities offered through the Global Campus in Rogers.

About the Global Campus: The Global Campus supports U of A colleges and schools in the development and delivery of online, distance and workforce education programs and courses. It provides instructional design, learning technology, and media production services, as well as assistance with marketing, recruiting and strategic academic development.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Erin Morgan, Program Coordinator
Global Campus
855-402-3300, emorgan@uark.edu

Kay Murphy, director of communications
Global Campus
479-575-6489, ksmurphy@uark.edu

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