Whether you're relatively new in your human resources career or a seasoned expert, USF's Office of Corporate Training and Professional Education offers in-depth HR training programs that can help you take the next step. Our programs deliver the skills and credentials that qualify you for a leadership role in this high-demand field.
Gain a comprehensive, practical foundation in human resources with our Human Resources Management Certificate. This program is ideal for new HR professionals transitioning into the field, managers with HR responsibilities, experienced HR professionals seeking to update their skills and SHRM-certified professionals who want to earn recertification credit.
Get the professional training that sets you apart as a leader in the HR field. This comprehensive, 10-course certificate program is made up of courses that address all the HR responsibilities you'll face:
In just three months, you can earn this certificate that will help take your career to the next level. Instruction is delivered in a hybrid learning format of both live online (instructor-led) and self-paced courses.
Set yourself apart as an HR leader with the Advanced Human Resources Certificate. This program is designed for professionals who have already completed the Human Resources Management Certificate and want to take the next step in their career. This certificate also supports SHRM CPs and SCPs who need to earn SHRM Recertification credit.
Our convenient, five-course program provides a comprehensive, practical foundation in human resources and the skills required for advancement. No matter your career goals, you'll gain HR benefits that will help you get there:
Gain a comprehensive overview of human resources roles and responsibilities in this introductory course. SHRM Essentials of Human Resources covers a wide range of HR topics that provide the industry-specific skills and knowledge you need to advance:
This convenient course is held in live online sessions on Saturdays. No trips to campus and no interruption to your Monday through Friday role.
Get the in-depth training you need to sit for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam. This exam prep course is ideal for HR professionals who want to earn the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) certificate and become a trailblazer in their field. Gain the credentials, knowledge and skill set that magnifies your value as an employee, enhances your income and supports your employer.
We are an approved SHRM provider, and our experienced instructors lead you through the SHRM Learning System, historically ranked as the best HR certification prep tool. HR professionals who earn this certificate reap benefits to elevate their career now and over the long run:
Take advantage our flexible exam prep classes. You can choose between the live online, in-person or the self-paced, online course.
For over 25 years, SHRM and USF have helped Tampa Bay area HR professionals achieve their full potential through certification and recertification credit. And in 2021, SHRM ranked USF #1 in SHRM Essentials Enrollments and #8 in Top 20 Education Partners.
I really enjoyed USF's intensive SHRM prep class. It was such an impactful course that covered all the relevant material in a very short period, Also, my classmates shared great examples that helped reinforce the learning materials.
Taught by industry veterans and consultants with hands-on experience.
Choose from individual classes or the full certificates.
Live online courses make it easy for working professionals.
The Office of Corporate Training and Professional Education offers a cohort option for many of our programs. When participants attend with colleagues, it allows them study and learn together, reinforcing course concepts. Our cohort services also help foster team cohesion. Whether you're interested in a program cohort for your team or yourself and colleagues, find out why this training could be a cost-effective, powerful option for your organization.