CERT Certificate PHR/SPHR and GPHR Preparation Courses
Capella University offers two online prep courses to prepare you for success in your Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) exams.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®) Certification Prep Course
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.
Global Professional in Human Resources® Certification Prep Course
The GPHR® certification validates the skills and knowledge of HR professionals who operate in a global marketplace.
Offered together with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®), these Capella certification preparation exam courses utilize the SHRM Learning System™, designed by subject matter experts, and includes discussion questions, application exercises, and module exams to develop specific HR competencies.
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The fully online, 10-week courses cover specific topics in six primary areas:
- Strategic management
- Workforce planning and employment
- Human resource development
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- Employee and labor relations
- Risk management
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In the courseroom, you'll interact with faculty experts and fellow HR professionals in an intimate online environment where you're encouraged to bring real-world experiences into the courseroom. You'll also have multiple opportunities for knowledge-sharing and professional networking.
Who should attend?
These courses are designed for managers and staff with experience in general management or human resource management including:
- HR practitioners seeking professional development
- Experienced managers who are new to the human resource field
- Other mid-level managers pursuing career change or promotion
- HR professionals planning to take the PHR,SPHR, or GPHR certification exams
Recertification credits: Certified HR professionals can earn 3.5 CEUs (Continuing Education Credit) for successfully completing the PHR/SPHR/GPHR preparation course.
While pass rates on the PHR/SPHR, 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.
Registering for the PHR®, SPHR®, or GPHR® exams
Participants planning to take the PHR, SPHR, or GPHR examinations must register through HRCI.
- Visit HRCI online
- Call HRCI at 1-800-283-7476 option 4
- E-mail email@example.com
To earn either the PHR, SPHR,or GPHR designation, candidates must have at least two years of exempt-level experience in the HR field.
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