Capella offers online prep courses to prepare you for success in your Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) exams.* Offered together with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), these Capella certification exam preparation courses utilize the SHRM Learning System™, are designed by subject matter experts, and include discussion questions, application exercises, and module exams to develop specific HR competencies.
This course covers both the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) and the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) certification exams. The PHR® certification recognizes mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR practices and U.S. laws and regulations. The SPHR® certification recognizes those who have mastered the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management in the U.S.
The fully online, 10-week courses cover specific topics in six primary areas:
This course prepares you for the Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) certification exam, which validates the skills and knowledge of HR professionals who operate in a global marketplace.
This fully online, 10-week course will cover topics from the following categories:
These courses are designed for managers and staff with experience in general management or human resource management, including:
Recertification credits: Certified HR professionals can earn 3.5 CEUs (Continuing Education Credit) for successfully completing either the PHR®/SPHR® or GPHR® preparation course.
Prep courses are offered twice per year:
Tuition: $1,495 per course
Request information about Capella's preparation courses, and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who can help you enroll today.
Participants planning to take the PHR®, SPHR®, or GPHR® examinations must register through HRCI:
To earn the PHR®, SPHR®, or GPHR® designation, candidates must have at least two years of exempt-level experience in the HR field.
*While pass rates on the PHR®, SPHR®, and GPHR® exam tend to improve for those taking the review course, no guarantee can be made that completion of this course will result in success on this exam. Individuals are encouraged to use this review course as a guide in their preparation and to seek additional assistance as they determine is necessary.