Certification: Professional in Human Resources - International (PHRi)

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Becoming certified by the HR Certification Institute is a career-long commitment. HR certificants from around the globe, working for companies both large and small, have earned and maintained their certifications and, as a result, helped their HR career. Achieving certification demonstrates to your peers and organization that you are driven to be successful in HR.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Either training or work experience required, but not both?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 3 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?

Third Party Exam Center

Human Resources Certification Institute certification are administered by Pearson VUE external site.


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).
  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.