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

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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.

125+

countries in the HRCI community

500K

certification holders over 45 years

93%

of Fortune 500 companies employ HRCI certification holders

5x

more requested than other certifications

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