The SHRM Learning System

PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Course

Online Training Provided Live Each Week via Two-way Video-Over-Internet (VoIP) Webcast via Blackboard Collaborate™
a 2011 SHRM Pinnacle Award nominee.

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NEW for 2014

Students enrolled in the University of Arkansas Global Campus SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification Prep Course are entitled to a $15.00 discount on a new SHRM membership. The Promotion Code for this discount will be available to you once you register by contacting

You can participate in the University of Arkansas Global Campus SHRM Learning System® for PHR®/SPHR® Certification Preparation Course in multiple ways.

  1. You can attend at the origination site in Rogers, AR., or Central Baptist College in Conway, AR., where you will gather with colleagues and the instructors in a face-to-face classroom setting,
  2. You can log on from anywhere to participate in the session “live” via Blackboard Collaborate, or
  3. You can log on any time, from anywhere, to view the recorded session via Blackboard Collaborate once the class session has aired.

Please note: This course will be recorded and may be rebroadcast. The information and ideas expressed in class sessions may be shared through various forms of distance learning technology. By registering for this course, the student consents to the use of his/her visual likeness and voice during classes and in any rebroadcasts of those classes.

Technology Requirements

Technical requirements include a Java-enabled computer (PC or Mac) and an Internet connection. Camera and headphones are optional, but strongly encouraged as they aid in the ability to ask and answer questions.

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Aug. 28 - Nov. 6, 2014

Thursdays, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. CDT

University of Arkansas Alumni, Employees
and Students receive a 10% discount.

Register online

Scholarships Available

Which choice is right for you?

It depends on your physical location.  If you are outside of the area of any of the classrooms, your choice is easy; you will log on.  If you are in the vicinity of Rogers, or a virtual classroom location, you will want to attend at the appropriate classroom setting if convenient; most participants learn best when learning with others, and/or the discipline of the classroom setting is likely to keep you on track and on target.  However you choose to participate, your faculty is committed to your success.

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the University of Arkansas Global Campus program has an outstanding record of participants passing the certification exams, consistently exceeding the national average in the aggregate.  The program uses the SHRM® Learning System which is updated with current HR policies and legislation. As a professional development tool, the Learning System can increase a participant’s knowledge of the field of human resources and provide current reference of HR practices. As a certification preparation tool, the Learning System has a measurable track record of success for those qualified to sit for the exam. See for eligibility requirements. This course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The course cost of $1,200 includes 11 class sessions (including Global Campus-created on-demand, online tutorials), the SHRM Learning System books (at a substantial cost savings over purchasing the books directly from SHRM), SHRM online resource center, mobile tools (including access to study modules on your eReader), access to Blackboard, an endless number of on-line practice tests, and all recorded sessions.  Please note the course investment does not cover registration for the PHR or SPHR examinations.  See for exam costs and application dates.

By enrolling in this course, you’ll benefit from:

  • Industry experts,
  • Experienced instructors,
  • Access to recorded sessions,
  • Web resources,
  • Mobile apps and eReader capability,
  • A structured learning environment to keep you on schedule,
  • The opportunity to build your peer network, and
  • Obtain a certificate of course completion from the University of Arkansas Global Campus.

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