Human Resource Professionals

Important Announcement

The Fall 2014 Course will be held in DAC-202 on the New Castle Campus. All students are to bring confirmation of payment to the class to receive their texts. If you have not received online correspondence from Dr. Weinstein regarding the course, please email him at with your registration confirmation.

Take the Next Step to Professional Advancement

Prepare Now For the PHR and SPHR Certification Exams

Wilmington University’s College of Business, in conjunction with the National Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), is offering an excellent preparation course for those interested in certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).

Get Started Now!

Registration Deadline is January 7, 2014

Earn your PHR/SPHR today and become eligible for the new SHRM Certification free of charge in 2015!

Beginning in Spring 2015, certification preparation courses offered by Wilmington University will align with the new certification programs offered by the Society of Human Resource Management: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

What Can This Course Do For You?

  • Prepare you for the Professional Human Resource Management certification exam
  • Teach you the latest information in the HR field
  • Help you network with other HR professionals

Who Should Attend?

  • Employee Relations Managers
  • Senior Managers new to the Human Resources field
  • Training Directors/Benefits Directors
  • Human Resource Staff Members seeking advancement
  • Human Resource Employees with exempt experience
  • Mid-Level Managers seeking career change or enhancement

What you will learn:

This professional development program, using the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification, will consist of three and a half hour class sessions for eleven weeks.

Topics include:

  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Human Resource Development
  • Risk Management
  • Workforce Planning and Employment

Excellent Preparation

Designed to give human resource specialists new tools for successful performance on the job, the course also helps prepare participants for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) national examination for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) accreditation.

This professional development program, using the 2014 revised study materials of the SHRM Learning System for PHR/SPHR Certification, will consist of three and a half hour class sessions for eleven weeks.

Quality Instruction

Jon C. McDowell, SPHR
Retired Vice President, Human Resources, Bayhealth Medical Center
Jon has over 30 years of Human Resources experience. Prior to his retirement from Bayhealth, he worked for the State of Delaware and Crozer-Keystone Medical Center, providing key leadership expertise in benefits, compensation, employment, leadership development, and employee and labor relations.

Convenient Times and Location

Registration Deadline

January 7, 2015

Course Registration Information

The registration fee is $1,000 for all students and includes all required materials, workbooks, and mastery tests. This is more affordable than most other preparation courses in the region. There is no payment plan available at this time.

Exam Information

The HRCI Exam will take place between December 1 and January 31, 2015, and is open to all HR professionals with two years exempt-level Human Resources experience. Students are also able to take the exam online at various testing sites in the area.

For details about the certification fee and exam, contact HRCI at
(800) 283-7476 opt. 4 or e-mail


Contact Dr. Rob Weinstein, Chair of Human Resource Management,
at (302) 669-6605 or

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2014-2015 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2014 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.