July 31, 2014
PHR & SPHR Exam Prep

Human Resources Certification Courses

The Walsh Institute is proud to offer the PHR/SPHR Exam preparation program in partnership with SHRM.  Classes start April 2, 2014 at the Walsh College Troy Campus. Cost for the program is $1,495. Use the code Early Bird for discount tuition of $1295 until March 15.

Protect and advance your HR career. Earn a nationally respected human resources certification.
Studies consistently show that education and specialized skills translate into higher salaries, increased job security, and career flexibility. Whether you’re looking to safeguard your career, seeking a promotion, or want to break into the growing field of human resources. Education from a respected source like the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) can open a variety of doors, regardless of the economic climate.

SHRM is committed to helping you secure your future
The SHRM Learning System has helped more than 30,000 HR professionals earn their PHR certification. It’s a proven way to stay up to date on HR practices and regulations, improving your effectiveness and productivity. The SHRM Learning System will help you gain the knowledge and skills needed to respond to the job challenges you face today and in the future.

Walsh is a highly respected institution for business education.
  *  Small class sizes
  *  Highly qualified and experienced instructors
  *  Guarantee pass  –  or take the class again at no charge
  *  Tuition includes 36 hours of class time. Learn from instructors and classmates 
  *  SHRM Learning System books and access to many online tools and practice tests
  *  Only nine classes, four hours each (6 - 10 p.m. Wednesdays) April 2 - May 28 
  *  Close to home: the Walsh Troy campus is located at 3838 Livernois.

Local Chapter Offers Scholarship
Detroit SHRM offers one grant of up to $1,000 for members to cover the cost of tuition. Please call the office at 248-478-6498 or log into the Members Only section of the website (www.detroitshrm.org) to learn about the Carolyn C. Palmer Certification Grant.   

How to Pay
Walsh College accepts Visa, MC, and Discover for online registration. This program is authorized for Michigan Works tuition assistance, as well as Sallie Mae student loans. (the Walsh College ID number is 00407100). Prefer to register by phone? Call Cindy Rush at 248-823-1238.  Prefer to register by mail? Download this form for instructions.  Need help navigating the registration system? Call Cindy.

Cancelation Policy
Student must officially withdraw from the program in writing. Full refunds up until 7 days before the start of class. No refunds if student withdraws within 7 days of the start of class. Email crush@walshcollege.edu for official withdrawal. 

PHR and SPHR Eligibility
Visit HRCI.org for information about eligibility and to apply for the PHR or SPHR tests.

PHR Eligibility

1 year in an exempt-level HR position with a Master’s degree or higher
2 years in an exempt-level HR position with a Bachelor’s degree
4 years of experience in an exempt-level position with less than a Bachelor’s degree     

SPHR Eligibility

4 years in an exempt-level HR position with a Master’s degree or higher                       
5 years in an exempt-level HR position with a Bachelor’s degree
7 years of in an exempt-level HR position with less than a Bachelor’s degree

Review your options and realize your opportunities.
Goals are accomplished one step at a time. Take the first step today. Email jhubbard@walshcollege.edu.


Rebecca Davies
Sam Palmeri, SPHR
Tina Marie Wohlfield, SPHR

"The Walsh PHR Exam Prep course was one of the best investments I've ever made!  The Walsh instructors were extremely knowledgeable about the material and how the exam was conducted. "
Melanie Sikes, PHR
Human Resources Generalist
SOGEFI Air & Cooling Systems

The Walsh Institute is the Continuing Education Division of Walsh College.


The SHRM Learning System 
features printed workbooks,
over 1,500 test questions,
an Online Resource Center,
and interactive case studies.

Program Requirements
There are no admission requirements to take this program. However, certain criteria must be met for participants taking the PHR exam. PHR Exam Requirements: To apply for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, candidates must have a combination of education and professional HR experience. For more information, see the Certification Handbook or visit www.HRCI.org.