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    Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field.  The first step in the certification process is to determine eligibility and which exam is appropriate for you at

    The next step is very important – choose how to prepare for the exam. 

    The SHRM Learning System is available through self-study or instructor-led programs, and your local chapter may offer a study group opportunity.

    SHRM has also partnered with colleges and universities worldwide to offer the SHRM Learning System in a traditional classroom setting or online format.  For easy reference, below is a list of colleges and universities in Kentucky offering a prep course using the SHRM Learning System.

    Bellarmine University - Louisville
    Linda Bailey - (502) 272-8161

    Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
    Tom Davenport - (270) 706-8699

    Classroom setting and online format

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College - Lexington
    Sheila Simpson - (859) 246-6676

    Gateway Community & Technical College - Florence
    Barry Wilhite - (859) 442-1145

    Eastern Kentucky University
    Donna Helton-Grady - (859) 622-6716

    Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green
    Sue Parrigin - (270) 745-1916