How do I get my HR certification in California?

To be eligible for the PHRca you must meet one of the following conditions for education and/or experience:

  1. Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Master’s degree or higher,
  2. Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position + a Bachelor’s degree, OR.

Can I get into HR with a certificate?

If you’re coming to human resources with a bachelor’s degree in a different field, earning an HR certificate could help you get your foot in the door. With a certification in human resources in addition to a bachelor’s degree, you could land a job as a human resources assistant.

How much does it cost to get an HR certification?

Exam Fees

Exam Application Fee* Exam Fee
PHR $100 $395
PHRca $100 $395
*PHRi $100 $395
SPHR $100 $495

What online courses should I take for HR?

Read on to find out the best online courses that any successful HR manager should be taking in 2021.

  1. AIHR Essentials.
  2. Preply Language Course.
  3. MIT People Management.
  4. Open University Recruitment.
  5. MIT Labor Policy.
  6. Wharton Human Capital.
  7. Josh Bersin’s Future of HR.
  8. Grovo Unconscious Bias.

Is PHR harder than SHRM?

SHRM tends to test more soft skills and the application of management techniques, where PHR are generally more concerned with specific knowledge and compliance. They are better for international or global companies.

Which HR certification is easiest?

The aPHR is also the easiest credential to obtain, with a pass rate of 84% on the certification exam.

How long does it take to get an HR certification?

approximately 6-8 weeks
The processing time is approximately 6-8 weeks from the time of submission, and includes both a digital certificate link and a printed physical certificate.

Why earn a certificate in Human Resource Management from UC San Diego?

UC San Diego Extension’s Professional Certificate in Human Resource Management has helped hundreds of individuals expand their knowledge of HR management to enter or progress in the field.

What is the HR Certification Program?

Whether you aspire to a career in human resource management or already work in the industry, the HR certification program gives you the foundation you need for designing, managing, and evaluating organizational programs.

Where can I find more information about the Human Resource Management Certificate?

This human resource management certificate is separate from the HRCI or SHRM-CP exam. For more information on those HR certifications, please visit or Prices and dates below are subject to change. All courses held on Zoom will take place from 6 pm—7:30 pm PDT.

What are the new electives in the Human Resource Management Certificate Program?

Starting this fall, our Human Resource Management certificate program has four new electives – three of which are online – that give you the flexibility to customize your professional HR certificate to your specific career goals: Emotional Intelligence, Ethics in the Workplace, Business Writing for the Workplace, and Diversity and Inclusion.