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Move Your Career Forward with SHRM Certification

It’s time to make your move. Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential can help you enhance your HR expertise, empower positive change in your workplace, and increase your earningpotential. 

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The Impact of SHRM Certification

Did you know that 92% of HR executives agree that it will be important for HR professionals to be SHRM-certified in the future? *

If that’s not convincing enough, here are a few more reasons to earn your SHRM certification.

Enhances HR Expertise

HR professionals who earn SHRM certification report significantly higher levels of credibility with peers and organizational leaders. 

Stand Out From Your HR Peers

Increases Earning Potential

HR professionals who pass the SHRM certification exam report earning salaries 14%–15% higher than peers who do not. *

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Advances Career

71% of HR executives agree that SHRM certification increases the likelihood of obtaining a promotion in HR and list it as a preferred qualification. *

Flexible Study Options

*Source: 2020-2021 Certification & Certification Preparation Resource Guide, SHRM


4 Steps to SHRM Certification

  1. Determine your eligibility.
  2. Apply for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam.
  3. Prepare for the certification exam with expert guidance from Leora Kirby, Instructor.
  4. Take the exam and leverage your certification.

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Become an HR Changemaker with Terra State’s SHRM Course

Increase your chances of passing your SHRM certification exam by attending our upcoming course. 

With our course, you’ll receive the 2024 SHRM Learning System which creates a custom, editable study plan based on your unique gaps. You’ll learn to apply HR knowledge and competencies to real-life situations and maximize exam readiness with practice questions, including questions previously used on real SHRM Certification exams, as well as interactive tools.

A Course Designed for Your Success Our SHRM Certification Preparation Course will broaden and update your knowledge and skills while delivering everything you need to pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam, all in an interactive Hybrid Class environment.

  • Learn from a certified instructor who provides expertise, insights and one-on-one guidance.
  • Acquire the knowledge and understand the behavioralcompetencies you need to prepare to pass the exam.
  • Network, share experiences, and discuss best practiceswith a diverse group of HR professionals.
  • Stay on track to earn your certification with a structured learning experience.

Upcoming Classes

Find a class that fits your schedule:

Fall 2024 Course Details

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Terra State Community College 

Hybrid (Instructor-Led) Zoom

Sept 3rd, 2024

Nov 19th, 2024

For more information or to register email or call
$1500 - Includes the text book, online access, and instructor led class

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Interested in training your team?

Ask about volume discounts or offering a program at your location. Contact Emily Riehle at 419-559-2263 or


Our SHRM Certified Instructors
Tap into the expertise and guidance of our highly experienced, SHRM-certified instructors who are ready to work with you to make sure you are prepared for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. 

Register now. Classes fill quickly, don’t miss your spot!

It’s easy to register: Contact Emily Riehle at 419-559-2263 or
Have questions? Contact us today.

Benefits of Cert Prep Through a Local Partner

We proudly serve this community and have helped countless HR professionals in Fremont Ohio earn their credentials and achieve career goals. Our locally certified instructors live and work in this community and truly understand your needs. We are in this together and look forward to helping you succeed.

SHRM Certification Prep and Exam Seat Package

As a special convenience to our students, you can pay for your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam and an instructor-led prep course through Terra State.


“Choosing a certification prep class with a reputable SHRM partner was a great choice for me. Having an instructor to ask questions was extremely valuable. I expanded my HR network and gained insights from my classmates who work in other industries.”
– Herb Lee, SHRM-SCP, SHRM Learning System Course Participant


Already Certified? Earn Recertification Credits with Terra State

You’ve already invested the time and hard work to earn your credentials, don’t let your certification slip away. We are your trusted source for recertification credits. Brush up on your skills and earn up to 36 professional development credits (PDCs) by attending our SHRM Learning System course.

Did you know SHRM is continuously updating and improving the recertification process? Download the Recertification Handbook for all the details.

SHRM Learning System-Product Highlights

A Course Designed for Your Success
This course combines expert instruction with the most comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. The interactive SHRM Learning System is a personalized roadmap to help you master the SHRM Body of Applied Skills and Knowledge™ (SHRM BASK™) and prepare you for the SHRM certification exams. 

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  • Customized Study Plan:
    Your instructor will help you make the most of your customized study plan to optimize your valuable study time and keep you on track for your upcoming SHRM Certification exam date. As you progress through the course and complete your learning activities, you’ll see your study plan update in real time and get motivating reminders to keep you on track for success. 
  • Online Topic Cards: 
    Visualize your study plan through a series of course topic cards depicting SHRM BASK topics. As you move through the course materials, click on a card to access a topic overview or more in-depth study activities. As you complete a topic, another will take its place in your study plan. To sync your personal studies with the course syllabus, simply drag and drop topic cards on and off your study plan.
  • Online Learning:
    Fill your knowledge and competency gaps with interactive online reading content (with optional audio segments) that teaches the entire SHRM BASK. Then, assess your understanding with flashcards and periodic quizzes. Based on your results, the Learning System will either guide you forward to the next topic or provide you with suggested content for further review. 
  • Practice Questions:
    Test your knowledge and increase exam day confidence with 2,700+ practice questions presented through online quizzes and a practice exam that includes questions previously used on actual SHRM Certification exams.

Bonus Resources:
Throughout our course, you’ll have support from your SHRM-certified instructor who can provide a broad range of guidance to prepare you for exam day, Additionally, your SHRM Learning System includes a digital copy of Ace Your SHRM Certification Exam study guide, which includes study guidance, test taking tips as well as additional practice questions.

SHRM Learning System-Product Details and Features

Our SHRM-certified instructor leads you through the SHRM Learning System, the official SHRM certification prep tool. This interactive roadmap delivers flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation.

Designed using a proven approach for teaching adult learners, this system helps you understand, apply, and engage with behavioral competencies and HR Knowledge. Interactive study tools are combined with online learning modules based on the SHRM BASK to test your knowledge and decision-making skills.

There's no better way to successfully prepare you for the SHRM certification exams. 

    Enter your projected exam date and complete four short pre-tests to establish your current understanding of SHRM BASK topics and identify your knowledge gaps. Then watch as the Learning System creates your customized study plan. You can sync your personal study plan with the course syllabus throughout your studies. 
    Your instructor helps lead you through your personalized study plan, designed to help you complete your studies in the most efficient way possible. Topic cards show each topic in your plan and your progress. Click on a card to access online reading content, audio segments, and interactive study tools. Drag and drop cards to modify your study plan.
    Put your learning to the test with more than 2,700 online practice questions and a wide range of engaging tools that include flashcards, quizzes, and more. Based on the results of your quizzes, the Learning System will either guide you forward to the next topic or provide you with content and resources for more in-depth review. 
    Finalize your studies with test-taking tips and a timed, 134-item practice exam to ensure you’re ready to pass the SHRM Certification exam.

Topics Covered
Study with learning modules that provide an in-depth exploration of the knowledge domains and behavioral competencies tested on the SHRM exams. 


  • Leadership
  • Leadership & Navigation 
  • Ethical Practice 
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Interpersonal
  • Relationship Management
  • Communication
  • Global Mindset 
  • Business
  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation
  • Analytical Aptitude


  • HR Strategy
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards 


  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Managemen
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management


  • Managing a Global Workforce 
  • Risk Management 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility 
  • U.S. Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)

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