Department of Management and International Business

Human Resources Professional Certification Study Course

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The Human Resources Professional Certification Study Course (HRPCSC) will prepare you to gain credentials that will advance your career. This study course is offered in February and September in 10 Saturday sessions that take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. You will learn from a team of instructors who are experts in the human resources field. This course covers both the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) body of knowledge and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) body of competency and knowledge.

After completing this study course, you will be prepared to take any of the following certification exams.

Before you apply for this study course, visit either the HRCI or SHRM website for the current eligibility requirements of each exam. Registering for or completing this study course does NOT register you for the certification exam. You must register with the exam provider to take a certification exam.


The next HRPCSC course will be offered in September 2022. The sessions will be taught through instructor-led classroom sessions on the campus of Wright State University and will have a streaming option available. Updated information on the course will be posted in late May.

Registration for the HRPCSC is $1,199. Organizations registering two or more participants receive a 10% discount when using promo code MULTI at checkout. Participants with a Wright State degree will receive a 10% discount when using promo code WSUALUM. You may only use one of the promo codes per qualifying participant.

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and web checks. You will also need to purchase a required textbook. Instructions on how to receive a discounted price from the publisher will be provided to you shortly after registration.

Program Outcomes

After completing this study course, you will be prepared to take your chosen professional certification exam and gain valuable human resource credentials for your career. If you have any questions about the HRPCSC, please contact the course coordinator at

Additional Options

You may also choose to pursue the certificate in human resource management offered by the Department of Management and International Business. The certificate is made up of six courses that give you more in-depth knowledge of specific human resource topics. The HRPCSC can be added to your transcript as the equivalent to MGT 3210 with proof of passing your professional certification exam.


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