GPHR

Global Professional
in Human Resources®

Exam Topics

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Is this Certification Right for Me?

Let the business world know you have the knowledge and skills needed to manage HR challenges in a global marketplace. Earn the Global Professional in Human Resources® (GPHR®) from HRCI®. The GPHR demonstrates your expertise of multinational HR responsibilities, including strategies of globalization development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth. If you’re an HR leader practicing primarily outside of the U.S., please see our aPHRi, PHRi or SPHRi certifications.

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for the GPHR you must meet one of the following conditions for education and/or experience:

  • Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher,
  • Have at least three years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position.

What Is the Exam Format & Length?

What Is Covered?

Review the GPHR Exam Content Outline for details.

How Much Does It Cost?

Exam Fee*: $495 + Application Fee: $100

*Once an exam application is approved, no refunds will be made whether a candidate withdraws or no longer wishes to take the exam.

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When Can I Take the Exam?

Testing appointments for the GPHR exam are available year-round and are subject to test center or online appointment availability.

How Do I Remain Certified?

Your GPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your GPHR credential, you must earn 60 recertification credits over the three-year time span or retake the exam. Of the 60 recertification credits required, 15 must be Global credits. Learn more about HRCI recertification requirements.

 

Our Certifications

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Associate Professional in Human Resources®
Associate Professional in Human Resources—International™
Professional in Human Resources®
Professional in Human Resources - California®
Professional in Human Resources - International™
Senior Professional in Human Resources®
Senior Professional in Human Resources - International™
Global Professional in Human Resources®