GPHR®

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Is this Certification Right for you?

Let the business world know you have the knowledge and skills needed to manage HR challenges in a global marketplace. Earn the Global Professional in Human Resources® (GPHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The GPHR demonstrates your mastery of multinational HR responsibilities, including strategies of globalization development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible for the GPHR® you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:

  • Have at least two years of experience* in a global professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher,
  • Have at least three years of experience* in a professional-level HR position (at least two in global HR) + a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • Have at least four years of experience* in a professional-level HR position (at least two in global HR) + a high school diploma.

*Note: Global HR experience is defined as having direct, cross-border HR responsibilities for two or more countries or regions

What Is the Exam Format & Length?

  • Computer-based Testing (CBT) at one of authorized testing center  Prometric testing center
  • Exam time: 3 hours.
  • Exam length: 140 scored questions (mostly multiple-choice) + 25 pretest questions

How Much Does It Cost?

Exam Fee*: $495 + 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made whether a candidate withdraws or no longer wishes to take the exam because the access code to the HRBoK cannot be rescinded/de-activated.

When Can I Take the Exam?

Testing for the GPHR® is available year-round, subject to availability at the Prometric testing center of your choice.

How Do You Remain Certified?

Your GPHR® certification is valid for three years after testing. To maintain your GPHR® credential, you must earn 60 recertification credits over the three-year time span or retake the exam.