Everyone may take the PHR/SPHR preparation course, but to qualify to take the PRH/SPRH exam, a candidate must meet the eligibility requirements established by the Society for Human Resource Management:
- 1 year of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Master's degree or higher
- 2 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Bachelor's degree
- 4 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with less than a Bachelor's degree
- 4 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Master's degree or higher
- 5 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Bachelor's degree
- 7 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with less than a Bachelor's degree
For more information on exam eligibility, read these FAQ's from the Human Resource Certification Institute.
As per an agreement between Stony Brook University's School of Professional Development and Excelsior College, this course may be accepted for college credit at Excelsior College. For more information, please call Excelsior College at (888) 647-2388.
The next testing window is May 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014. Those looking to register for the exam must go to http://www.hrci.org. (Exam registration fee not included in course preparation tuition.)
Once you pass the certification exams, you must recertify your credentials every three years through continuing education activities.
For more specific information and the number of recertification credits needed please visit: http://www.hrci.org/why_recertify/
These preparation courses will cover the following 6 modules:
Module 1: Business Management and Strategy
Module 2: Workforce Planning and Employment
Module 3: Human Resource Development
Module 4: Compensation and Benefits
Module 5: Employee and Labor Relations
Module 6: Risk Management Both courses cover the same material, but one is offered in a standard format and the other is offered in an accelerated format.
Students who successfully complete the preparation course will receive a certificate of completion from SHRM and Stony Brook University. Successful completion is dependent upon students attending 75% of course hours.
NCE 900 Accelerated Course Preparations
This is a 21-hour accelerated PHR/SPHR preparation course that will earn each passing student 2.1 CEUs. The cost of course materials and sample test are included with the tuition. On the last day of the course, the sample PHR/SPHR examination will be administered.
Program Tuition: $899 (Tuition discounts may apply)
Section E: Tuesdays, 6-9pm; March 11, 18, 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 28. 2014
NCE 901 Standard Course Preparations
This is a 36-hour PHR/SPHR preparation course which will earn each passing student 3.6 CEUs. The cost of course materials and sample test are included with the tuition. On the last day of the course, the sample PHR/SPHR examination will be administered.
Program Tuition: $1199 (Tuition discounts may apply)
Section E: To be announced
Registration Deadline: To be announced
Unless otherwise specified, all courses are held on the main campus of Stony Brook University. »Directions
- 5% discount for current SHRM members
- 5% discount for current Stony Brook students and alumni
Tel: (631) 632-7022