Career Development

Certification Preparation and Relicensure

Preparation for PHR/SPHR Certification

Get prepared to take the next step in your Human Resources career. HR is highly competitive and ever-changing and professional development is critical to your success. Earning your designation as a PHR or SPHR helps keep you up-to-date, demonstrates your commitment to the HR profession, and can set you apart as an expert in your field. Using materials from the Human Resources Certification Preparation Program (HRCP), this training prepares you to take the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) exam for your PHR or SPHR credential. (3.5 CEU)

Materials NOT included. Email subailey@valdosta.edu for information and discount code BEFORE purchasing your materials from HRCP.com.

18WBPD01     ONLINE     Jan 22 - April 27    $395     After Jan 12 - $465      Register

18SBPD01      ONLINE     May 21 - Aug 24    $395     After May 11 - $465      Register

What you can expect:

      • Course will be accessible 24/7.
      • Live lectures every Tuesday (and some Thursdays) from 6:30 - 8:30 PM. (Lectures will be recorded for later viewing.)
      • Weekly assignments: Readings, discussion posts, quizzes, module tests.
      • Contact with instructor via email and discussion board.
      • Interact with fellow students through discussion and message boards.

For more information on this course, contact Sue Bailey: 229-245-6884 or subailey@valdosta.edu.

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Food Safety Manager Certification

Do you know how to reduce critical risk factors for food-borne illness in your food service establishment? With ServSafe training you can bring back to work the knowledge you and your employees need to serve safe food to your customers! Participants passing with a grade of 75% or higher receive ServSafe Food Safety Certification from the NRAEF. eCertificates are available. Certification is valid for 5 years. (.85 CEU) Instructor Sue Bailey is certified to teach ServSafe®.

Benefits of taking ServSafe training with us:

      • One-day training with a certified instructor.
      • Class concludes with the administration of the online certification exam.
      • Textbook and exam materials are included.

Monday     Feb 26     9 AM - 6:30 PM     $189 (after Feb 12, $229)     Register

After Feb 16:

      • Additional 2nd day or overnight delivery charges for materials may be incurred.
      • No refunds for cancellations after Feb 16, but you may send a substitute. Please call 229-245-6484 in advance with the substitute's name and registration information.

Next class:

Monday     May 14     9 AM - 6:30 PM     $189 (after Apr 30, $229)     Registration coming soon

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Exam-Only Sessions - Online

      • Exam-Only Proctoring Fee - $75
      • Registrants are responsible for self-study and purchasing their study materials and exam voucher from www.servsafe.com.
      • Proctored exams are online and available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.
      • Most exam-only sessions are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 9 - 11 AM.  (Please note: December 12th session has been canceled.)
      • Next available exam-only test dates:
        1. Tues, Jan 9, 9 - 11 AM
        2. Tues, Feb 13, 9 - 11 AM
        3. Mon, Feb 26, 4:30 - 6:30 PM