The Value of Maintaining Your
Because the HR profession is constantly changing and evolving, it is important for certified professionals to continually update their HR competencies and knowledge.
Steps to SHRM Recertification:
SHRM certification credential-holders maintain their credential by engaging in professional development activities that relate to the behavioral competencies and HR knowledge areas identified in the SHRM BASK. The incorporation of competencies into the SHRM BASK greatly expands the range of activities that qualify for professional development credits (PDCs).
SHRM Recertification Requirements
SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Credential Holders Must:
Earn 60 professional development credits (PDCs) within your three-year recertification cycle.
Retake the certification exam within the last year of your recertification cycle.
Qualifying Activities and PDCs for SHRM Recertification
Advance Your Education
Advance Your Organization
Activities within your workplace that contribute to the continued success of your organization and to your growth as a professional.
Advance Your Profession
Activities that contribute to the continued development of the HR profession including presentations, teaching, conducting and volunteering at nonprofit organizations.
Pre-Approved SHRM Activities
As a SHRM Education Provider, Eckerd College offers many activities related to the Behavior Competencies and Functional Areas of the SHRM BASK that have been pre-approved for PDCs.
If you have any questions about SHRM Recertification, please contact Megan Watson Kramer, Associate Dean, Executive Education at
(800) 753-0444 or email@example.com.