HR Certification

Ready to Get Certified?

Mobile SHRM will continue to offer a SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preparation class in conjunction with MTI Business Solutions one time each year. The next session is slated for January of 2018. Details will be available during September of 2017. Please contact Mary White, SHRM-SCP, SPHR at with any questions.

2018 class meeting dates: TBA

Mobile SHRM does not offer a PHR/SPHR certification prep course at this time.

Earning Recertification Credits

Whether you hold an HRCI (PHR or SPHR) or SHRM (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) certification, you'll need to earn 60 recertification credits each year.

The Gulf Coast Human Resource Conference: Is fall the best time for you to get your recertification credit? Don't forget about the Gulf Coast Human Resources Conference held by Mobile SHRM in Mobile every November. It's an affordable way to earn credits in your own backyard while networking with other chapter members.

Find Local Continuing Education Opportunities: Want to know what events are available for credit?  The Human Resources Certification Institute and SHRM Certification websites both include a searchable directory of pre-approved programs, including options available in the local area. Search via the following links:

Mobile SHRM Chapter Meetings: Most MSHRM chapter meetings are approved for HRCI and SHRM recertification credit. Information about approvals are added to the website as they become available.

Free Webcasts: is a great resource for free webcasts that are preapproved for HRCI credits.

SHRM Conferences: SHRM national offers a variety of conferences throughout the year, each of which offers professional development credits (PDS) for SHRM-CP/SCP certification. You can also see a list of events hosted by other chapters and state councils in Alabama and along the Gulf Coast on the Mobile SHRM website.