With thee exception of the aPHRi, all of the HRCI programs listed below are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). HRCI is required to report exam statistics annually in accordance with NCCA standards. To learn more about NCCA accreditation, and why accreditation is so important, click here.
In order to earn an HRCI certification, all candidates must meet eligibility requirements and pass an exam. If you aren't sure which exam(s) you are eligible for, click here for some help determining which exam is right for you.
Since everyone's experiences and knowledge is unique be sure to review the exam content outline for the exam you plan to take prior to testing.
Most certified HR professionals prefer to recertify their HRCI credential through continuing professional development. Some professionals, however, prefer to recertify by retaking the exam. Follow these steps to recertify by exams :
HRCI will review all recertification-by-exam applications..