Certification At A Glance

Our Certifications

HRCI Credentials: Right For You - Right For Business

Earning a credential from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) speaks volumes ― about you as an HR professional, about the organization you serve and about the employees who put their trust in you. An HRCI certification distinguishes you as a master in the HR field, with proven levels of skills and knowledge, and the competence necessary to mitigate risks and drive business results.

Whether you are an HR expert or just starting out, HRCI has a suite of proven credentials that are just right for your level of experience.

Learn More About Our Certifications

aPHR™ — The first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey. 

PHR® — PHR certification is a great way to establish yourself in the HR field.

PHRca® — By earning the PHRca, you demonstrate that you are an HR professional who has mastered the laws, regulations and HR management practices unique to the state of California.

SPHR® — SPHR certification solidifies your credibility as an HR leader.

GPHR® — GPHR certification validates your mastery of cross-border HR.

PHRi™ — The credential demonstrates mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles independent of geographic region.

SPHRi™ — Independent of geographic region, the credential complements local HR practices.

Our Accredited Certifications

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