SHRM Specialty Credentials

SHRM Specialty Credentials are the optimal way to prove to your organization and network your credibility and dedication.

Program Overview:​

Build specialized knowledge and expand your influence by earning a SHRM Specialty Credential. These credentials allow HR professionals to demonstrate targeted competence in several key areas while enhancing credibility among peers and employers. Earning a SHRM Specialty Credential is an investment in your continued career development and can be accomplished by engaging in content-specific, competency-based education and achieving a successful score on an online assessment.


Specialty Credentials are an approved professional development activity for recertification credits towards your SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® certification.

Why SHRM Specialty Credentials?

Those completing a SHRM Specialty Credential have demonstrated specialized knowledge in a complex and continually evolving topic area. Once earned, practitioners will receive a certificate of accomplishment and a digital badge verifying their specialty.

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