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HR Certification Institute

Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) - Emeritus

The Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification is recognized as a professionally relevant credential for those who have mastered the technical and operational aspects of HR management, including knowledge of US laws and regulations. Emeritus status allows currently certified HR professionals whose status is Member-Active to continue to use their designation(s) after they retire from the HR profession. HR Certification Institute retains sole ownership of the badge.

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NCCA Accreditation The NCCA Standards were created in 1977 and updated in 2016 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry.