Career Development

Certification Preparation and Relicensure

Essentials of Human Resources w/ aPHR Prep (ONLINE)

Preparation for PHR/SPHR Certification (ONLINE)

Food Safety Manager Certification Class & Exam (ONLINE)


NEW!  Essentials of Human Resources w/ aPHR Prep

Begin your HR journey or boost your current HR knowledge with this overview of key HR topics and the fundamental issues surrounding HR. Lessons cover the essential employment and management tasks in the five (5) functional areas of Human Resources:

  • Business Management/Leadership and Strategy.
  • Talent Planning and Acquisition.
  • Learning and Development.
  • Total Rewards.
  • Employee & Labor Relations/Employee Engagement.

In addition, this course prepares you to sit for the HRCI exam to earn your aPHR credential and advance your career. Upon meeting the requirements of this course, participants will also earn 1.6 continuing education units (CEUs).

The required materials are purchased separately by the participant. Email subailey@valdosta.edu for details and discount code BEFORE purchasing your materials from HRCP.com.

21ABPD04     ONLINE     Sept 21 - Nov 11     Early fee: $249 (materials not included)    After Sept 7 - $279

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What you can expect:

  • Course will be accessible 24/7.
  • Live lectures Tuesdays and 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.

Materials options with discounts applied:

  • aPHR (Associate) Certification Prep Online - $160; est. w/ discount applied - $142
  • aPHR (Associate) Certification Prep Print - $225; est. w/discount applied - $199
  • aPHR (Associate) Certification Prep Print + Online - $290; est. w/ discount applied - $257

To purchase materials, visit www.hrcp.com under the Product/aPHR Products tab.

Questions? Call Sue Bailey at 229-245-6484 or email subailey@valdosta.edu. We are working remotely. Please allow up to 24 hours for a reply.

Preparation for PHR/SPHR Certification ONLINE

Our Preparation for PHR/SPHR Certification courses fill quickly! Register NOW for our Fall 2020 session to guarantee your spot.

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) Your instructor is Ronnie Cooper, SPHR.

The required materials are purchased separately by the student. Email subailey@valdosta.edu for information and discount code BEFORE purchasing your materials from HRCP.com.

21ABPD02     ONLINE     Sept 8 - Dec 11 (no classes Thanksgiving Week)    Early fee: $395 (materials not included)   After Aug 24, $465

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What you can expect:

    • Course will be accessible 24/7.
    • Live lectures Tuesdays and 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.

Materials options with discounts applied:

    • Online only, $245 - $28 = $217
    • Print only, $345 - $40 = $305
    • Print plus online, $445 - $52 = $393

Details about the materials can be found at hrcp.com under Products. Click on the first item in the drop down menu, PHR/SPHR Materials

Questions? Contact Sue Bailey: 229-245-6484 or subailey@valdosta.edu. We are working remotely. Please allow up to 24 hours for a reply.

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Food Safety Manager Certification

Please Note: This class will be held ONLINE. A proctor is required to be physically present for the exam. In-person exams will be scheduled for a later day with each individual. Due to COVID-19, health precautions such as masks and social distancing are required.

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 earn 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®.

  • You MUST have a ServSafe.com account set up BEFORE arriving for your exam.
  • Write your user name and password on the inside front cover of your book to avoid problems logging in for the exam.
  • Students will be called when textbooks are available for pick up at the Office of Professional & Community Education, 903 N Patterson Street, Valdosta.
  • This class is a comprehensive review of the ServSafe textbook. It is highly recommended that you read the materials and complete the exercises and study questions in advance of the class.
  • Pass/Fail results are available immediately.
  • Upon receipt of a passing grade, eCertificates are available for printing within 48 hours.  

21ABPD05     ONLINE     Mon/Tues, July 27 & 28     9 am - 12 noon

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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 held in person; the exam is online.
      • Contact Sue Bailey at 229-245-6484 or subailey@valdosta.edu for upcoming test dates.

Please call or email to schedule your testing date. Due to the continued risk of COVID-19, masks and social distancing are required.