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Anne Arundel Community College's continuing education human resource training courses are taught by highly credentialed, experienced instructors. We partner with companies and professional organizations, such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, to offer nationally-recognized programs that demonstrate to employers that you've acquired a valuable body of knowledge.

What courses will I take?

General Courses

OBS-502 Understanding Human Resource Function (online)

BIS-577 Apply Lean Sigma Practice to Human Resources (online)

Professional Human Resource Management

HRS-500 Professional Human Resource Management

HRS-509 SHRM Essentials of HR Management

HRS-510 Effective Performance Management

HRS-511 Understanding Extended Leave

Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS)

CEB-333 GBA/RPA 3 Strategic Benefits Management

What credentials can I earn?


You can prepare for the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation by taking noncredit coursework at AACC. AACC offers both classroom and online courses.


Become a certified employee benefit specialist (CEBS) through this program offered by AACC in cooperation with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. CEBS is the leading and most respected designation in employee benefits, and AACC is proud to offer a selection of CEBS courses each spring, summer and fall term. AACC is the only location in the Maryland, DC and Virginia area offering formal classroom CEBS classes.

How to Enroll

The courses on this page are noncredit, meaning you won’t earn college credit toward a degree. You don’t need to apply. Just choose a program or course that interests you, and check the noncredit schedule for a class that fits your schedule. Note the course number, section number and start date and register through our online portal, MyAACC.

For help, email or call the Instructional Support Center at 410-777-2325.

Find a course using our online course search.

Learn more about registering for noncredit courses.