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Alignment with core curriculum guidelines means students are better prepared to sit for SHRM Certified Professional exams

Greenwood Village, Colo. – 3/21/2017 – Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) announced today that its human resource management programs have again been recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to be aligned with SHRM’s core curriculum, meaning students enrolled in these programs at CSU Global will be better prepared to sit for SHRM professional certification exams.

CSU Global offers six undergraduate and graduate level programs in human resource management, including a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management, a Master of Science in Human Resource Management, a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership with two distinct specializations, and a Master of Science in Management with two distinct specializations. All six programs align with SHRM’s core curriculum, offering students career-relevant programs to help them earn the industry’s most recognized certifications.

“At CSU Global, we are committed to delivering education that helps students gain the knowledge and skills to be competitive in their professional field of choice,” said CSU Global Provost Jon Bellum. “Aligning our programs with SHRM’s core curriculum provides relevant career-ready information for our students and provides the opportunity to learn the knowledge necessary for an SHRM Certified Professional designation, the gold standard certification for those in the industry.”

SHRM is the world’s largest HR professional society, and leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management.

For more information, visit or call 1-800-462-7845.


Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) is one of the three separate campuses in the Colorado State University System. As the country’s first and only fully-accredited, public, nonprofit, degree-granting university, it is an entirely independent and 100 percent online school; not a virtual option supporting a bricks and mortar institution. CSU Global offers career relevant bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners. The university sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education programs through its expert faculty who are recognized as leaders actively working in the industry they teach and trained to educate adults in an online learning environment. CSU Global offers a streamlined enrollment process with accelerated eight-week courses that start every four weeks. Visit or call 1-800-462-7845 for more information.


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