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Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) is the perfect certification to help fast-track your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. The aPHR™ is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Registration ends Nov 30th @ 11:59PM EST. Class begins January 5th, 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for the aPHR you must have a high school diploma or global equivalent. No HR experience is required since this is a knowledge-based credential.

Is this Certification Right for Me?

HRCI's Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) is the perfect certification to help fast-track your career growth and provide you with the confidence to launch into the HR profession. The aPHR is the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey and proves your knowledge of foundational Human Resources.

What Is the Exam Format & Length?

  • Exam time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
  • Exam length: 100 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions
  • Computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center

What Is Covered?

Review the aPHR Exam Content Outline for details.

How Much Does It Cost?

Exam Fee*: $300 + 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.

When Can I Take the Exam?

Testing for the aPHR is available year-round, subject to test center availability.

How Do I Remain Certified?

Your aPHR certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your aPHR credential, you must earn 45 recertification credits over a three-year time span or retake the exam. Learn more about HRCI recertification requirements.

When does the course convene?

Work At Your Own Pace Sessions:
Your course is comprised of 6-on demand sessions to allow you to study at your own pace, on any day that works best for you. There are 2 live sessions in which a certified course instructor will meet with current and former students to review specific questions and complete group practice exams via a screen sharing tool.

Live Sessions: Dates for the live sessions can be found above.

When will the 6 on-demand sessions be released?

Each session will be made available every Saturday morning at 8 AM ET. The course start date marks the first release date. The specific course schedule can be found above.

How long will I have access to the on-demand sessions and course material?

On-demand content offered through HR Girlfriends will be available for 1 year from the course start date. Online content made available through HR Certification Preparation (HRCP) is accessible for two years from the date of your initial login.

How soon will I receive my print materials?

Physical study guides and flashcards will be mailed via UPS 2 weeks prior to your course start date.


What's Included?

  • Study at your own pace.
  • On-Demand Instructor-Led Sessions.
  • Study Guide: online & print.
  • Flash Cards: online & print.
  • Online Practice Exams.

ON-DEMAND COMING IN 2019

THIS 8 WEEK COURSE WILL BE OFFERED AS A
WORK AT YOUR OWN PACE ON-DEMAND.

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