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Today's competitive job market calls for extraordinary employees. In many fields, passing an industry-recognized exam can help set you apart from the competition. In other professions, such as teaching, the successful completion of general-knowledge and/or content-specific tests is a criterion for the licensing and certification process required by many states.
Our test-preparation courses, like our individual courses and certificate programs, can give you a competitive edge in your field of interest. And, as with all of our continuing education offerings, these courses feature small class sizes, online and on-campus options — where available — and innovative online resources to help you strengthen your test-taking skills.
Select from these test-prep options:
Human resource management (PHR® and SHPR® exams)
Project management (PMP® exam)
Teaching (CBEST®, The Praxis Series™ and TExES™ exams)
Each test-preparation collection contains multiple courses that complement each other in preparing you for the test in that field. Choose a single course, or take the entire collection, to brush up on key topics and gain the confidence you need for exam day.
With the exception of teacher test prep, these courses are non-credit bearing. To learn more please select your area of study in the search tool on the left of this page, or sign up to speak with an enrollment Advisor.
Society for Human Resource Management and SHRM are registered trademarks of the Society for Human Resource Management.
PHR and SPHR are registered trademarks of Human Resource Certificate Institute.
CBEST is a registered trademark of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Pearson Education, Inc. or its affiliate(s).
The Praxis Series and ETS are trademarks of Educational Testing Service. This website is not endorsed or approved by ETS.
TExES is a trademark of Texas Education Agency.
Professional development courses are non-credit-bearing and are not eligible for federal financial aid. Students intending to use courses to satisfy continuing education or professional development requirements are responsible for determining whether courses taken at University of Phoenix will satisfy such requirements. In addition, none of this coursework is eligible to be converted into academic credit at University of Phoenix.
Test-preparation courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. With the exception of teacher test-prep, our test-prep courses are not credit-bearing. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.
While widely available, not all courses and programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please speak with a University Enrollment Advisor for more information.