Human Resources for Professionals

image of person

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that human resource manager positions will grow by 9% through 2024, faster than the average of all other occupations.


Earning a certification in the human resources field has become more than just a "nice to have" -- it's become the industry standard. With over 145,000 certified human resources professionals, it's critical to earn certification to make yourself more marketable as an HR professional.

Villanova University's College of Professional Studies offers both online and on campus HR non-credit professional education. Whether near or far, you can build your HR expertise through Villanova in a format that meets your needs.


On Campus Individual Courses
Online Program

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation

2 Required Courses

1 Elective

Interested in just preparing for a SHRM certification?

You can register for a single course within each program which focuses on the 2019 SHRM Learning System® and helps prepare you for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® certification. See the online Human Resource Management or campus SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation courses for more details. If you are receiving tuition benefits from a third party, you should check any restrictions prior to registering for courses outside of a program.


SHRM recertification

Contact Information

Villanova University
College of Professional Studies
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 104
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4300
Fax:     610-519-7910

Maps & Directions to Campus