Beginning with the 2017 Winter testing window, students enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s HR degree program at an educational institution aligned to SHRM’s curriculum guidelines are eligible to apply for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) exam. Students must be in their final year of study in the HR degree program and have a minimum of 500 hours of relevant experience through HR internships, work-study assignments or part-time or full-time HR work. Contact your university’s HR program director or administrator to obtain application procedure details and to start the exam application process.
Current listing of approved HR degree programs: https://www.shrm.org/academicinitiatives/students/pages/hrprogramdirectory.aspx
Student eligibility questions: AcademicEligibility@shrm.org