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Georgian Court welcomes students for Fall 2020 classes–read highlights of our plans and download the app, which must be completed daily before coming to campus. Always check GCU e-mails and for the most up-to-date information.


Whether you are looking to enter the workforce for the first time or upgrade your skillset for career advancement, we have programs for you.

Click on the course titles below to view schedule and information.

HR professionals are facing new and larger challenges each day due in part to a changing workforce, shifting legislation and regulations, and so much more. Ensure you’re prepared for these changes and anything else thrown your way with the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) global HR credentials, SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®).

By becoming SHRM certified, you prove your knowledge, competency, and value to colleagues and to employers looking for a competitive edge in today’s global economy. Wherever your career takes you, your SHRM certification will define you as an HR expert and leader, and our course can help you get there. Our course combines expert instruction with the 2020 SHRM Learning System to offer a comprehensive and effective way to prepare for success on your SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® exams.

Textbooks and access to the 2020 SHRM Learning System are included. Visit the SHRM website at to view exam and eligibility information.

August 29–November 7 (11 sessions; no class on 10/28 or 11/4)
W 6:00–9:00 pm
Sat 8/29, 9:00 am–4:00 pm;
10/3 & 11/7, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Tuition: $1,400
Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Stephen W. Oliver, Ed.D.

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your résumé, elevate your career potential, and boost your earnings. By earning the PMP certification, you can enjoy the following benefits.

  • Earn a higher salary: According to PMI®, PMP credential holders can earn upward of $20,000 more annually than non-credentialed jobholders.
  • Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
  • Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments, and geographic locations.
  • Gain an advantage over non-certified project managers.
  • Prove your project management knowledge, commitment, and experience.
  • Join a global network of more than 793,000 PMP credential holders.

Ensure you’re prepared for the rigorous PMP exam! This intensive program combines expert instruction with The CertWise® Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation training materials, including interactive online study tools, quizzes, flashcards, and a practice test. This course will help you learn faster, retain more knowledge, and stay on track for success on the PMP exam and meet PMI’s 35-contact-hour PMP exam requirement.

Textbooks and access to The Learning System for PMP® Exam Preparation are included.

NOTE: The PMP® exam is currently scheduled for January 2, 2021. This course prepares you for the new exam and aligns with the latest PMP content. Visit to learn more about PMP certification benefits.

September 17–December 17 (13 sessions; no class on 11/26)
Th 6:00–9:00 pm
Tuition: $1,555
Location: ONLINE
Instructor: Jerry Russell, PMP

Accounting Fundamentals I
In this course, you’ll learn the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, as well as how to analyze and record financial transactions. You’ll get hands-on experience with handling accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities. We’ll cover all the bases, from writing checks to preparing an income statement and closing out accounts at the end of each fiscal period.

Accounting Fundamentals II
This course will build on the knowledge you gained in Accounting Fundamentals I, to provide you with a solid understanding of corporate accounting practices. You’ll explore such topics as special journals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports
for corporations.

ONLINE: Begins Monthly
Contact Hours: 48
Tuition: $199
Visit for more information or to register.

How to Register

  • Online
  • Via Phone at 732-987-2255
  • In Person at Lake House, 555 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
  • Mail to: Center for Professional Studies,
    900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Registrations will close 48 hours prior to the course start date. No late registrations will be accepted.

Payment Options

The university accepts cash, checks, money orders, and cashier’s checks. Checks must be made out to Georgian Court University.

Cash: Cash is accepted in person only at Lake House, 555 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Checks: Checks should be made payable to Georgian Court University and include your name and student ID (if available). A $55 fee will apply for all returned checks.

Online: Payments by electronic check and debit/credit card are done online through Self- Service. All debit/credit card payments will be charged a convenience fee of 2.75%. There is no fee for an electronic check. We do not accept debit/credit card payments on site.

Employer Sponsorship: Employers may send us a purchase order or voucher stating their intent to pay for the student’s course along with a completed Employer Sponsorship form, which is available online at or in this book.

Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations: The Center for Professional Studies at GCU reserves the right to cancel, reschedule, or combine program events that are below the minimum participant requirement. Should a cancellation occur, staff will contact the participant about the cancellation or about any alternative program event(s). You may elect to transfer your registration to a combined or alternate program. If you are unavailable to attend the alternate program or the program is cancelled, all tuition and fees will be refunded via check.

Refunds: Refund and withdrawal requests must be received 10 or more days before the beginning of a class to receive a 100% refund. With less notice, no refund will be provided. Please note that some courses do incur a nonrefundable registration fee as noted in the course details.

Inclement Weather and Emergency Closings

Please check, official Georgian Court social media channels, or local news sources to check for cancellations due to inclement weather. Cancelled classes are made up by adding on an additional session after the last scheduled class, based on instructor and classroom availability.

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