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GPHR Certification Preparation: Self-Study Program 

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Recertification Hours: PHRs, SPHRs, HRBPs and HRMPs may earn up to 35 recertification hours when using the Self-Study option for professional development.

Self-Study Program
One of the biggest challenges professionals cite is finding the time to pursue certification. The Self-Study option gives you the freedom to create your own study plan to fit your schedule and allows you to devote extra time to any particular module or topic while preparing for the GPHR exam.


  • Develop a personalized study plan to direct your studying.
  • Minimize time away from your office or home.
  • Enjoy flexible learning based on your individual preference.
  • Volume discounts are available.

Self-Study Program Investment

SHRM Members: $695
Nonmembers: $870

Volume Discounts Available
By ordering two or more Self-Study programs, you will save a minimum of $70 per person. For details or to order, contact SHRM Corporate Specialist, Chris Olson at +1-651-906-2617 or


Order the Self-Study Program

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2014 Spring GPHR Exam Window:
May 1 - 31, 2014

Regular Application Deadline:
March 26, 2014

Late Application Deadline:
April 30, 2014

2014 Winter GPHR Exam Window:
Dec. 1 - 31, 2014

Regular Application Window: 
June 23 - Oct. 17, 2014 

Late Application Window: 
Oct. 18 - Nov. 14, 2014  

To register for the GPHR exam, visit