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Certify Your HR Expertise


Build a competitive edge with a certification from HRCI®. A Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) Certification proves that you have in-demand, practical aptitude that establishes you as an expert in technical, operational, and tactical HR skills. Then, enjoy faster career growth and an average $4,547* more per year than your non-certified peers.

2018 PayScale Survey Report

Reach Higher with a PHR®

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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.