HRCI Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR)


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 expertise of multinational HR responsibilities, including strategies of globalization development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth.

GPHR certification validates your expertise of multinational HR.

HRCI Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR)

GPHR Preparation

Preparing for exams can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know where to start. Fortunately, there are several options available that can assist you in the preparation of your GPHR exam.

While HRCI does not endorse a particular resource or method of study, we encourage candidates to explore the preparation resources that are available for the GPHR certification exam.

There is no single preparation method that can meet every candidate’s needs and we urge you to use a variety of tools and resources to enhance your understanding of general HR principles and HR exam content.

Am I Eligible?

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

HRCI GPHR Exam Summary:

Exam Name Global Professional in Human Resources
Exam Code  GPHR
Exam Fee USD $495
Application Fee  USD $100 
Exam Duration  180 minutes
Number of Questions  175
Passing Score  500/700 
Format  Multiple Choice Questions
Books /Training  Preparation
Schedule Exam  PROMETRIC
Sample Questions  HRCI GPHR Exam Sample Questions and Answers
Practice Exam  HRCI Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) Practice Test 

HRCI HR Global Professional Syllabus Topics:

Topics Weights
Strategic HR Management 38%
Talent and Organizational Development 16%
Global Talent Acquisition and Mobility 15%
Global Compensation and Benefits 14%
Workforce Relations and Risk Management 12%