Differentiate Yourself from Your Peers.
Now is the Time to Build Your Prize HR Career


A certification from HRCI® distinguishes you from the rest. Specifically, the Associate Professional in Human Resources® (aPHR®) is created for managers and HR professionals who are looking to build up their careers. Earning the aPHR® certification demonstrates to employers that you're serious about jump-starting your career and standing out from your peers.

Elevate Your Career
with the aPHR®

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Setting the Standard For Over 45 Years.

Building a career, a future, and a legacy in the ever-changing world of HR is a challenging job. Whether you're just starting your journey in HR or you've walked the walk for a while, HRCI certifications can help you succeed in every stage of your career. Your success is our standard.


countries in the HRCI community


certification holders over 45 years


of Fortune 500 companies employ HRCI certification holders


more requested than other certifications

Survey of company executives in collaboration with Dow Jones Customer Intelligence and Inc. Magazine.