Is this Certification Right for Me?

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.

Am I Eligble?

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 a Prometric testing center
  • Exam time: 3 hours.
  • Exam length: 140 multiple-choice questions + 25 pretest questions

What Is Covered?

Review the GPHR Exam Content Outline for details.

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.