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HRCI Certification --- Important Dates for PHR/SPHR Exams

    2013 Application and Exam Key Dates Spring 2013 Winter 2013/2014
    Application Period Starts Jan. 22, 2013 July 15, 2013
    Application Due Mar. 22, 2013 Oct. 4, 2013

    Late Application Due:

    (note:  late fees will be incurred after the regular deadline)

    April 19, 2013 Nov. 8, 2013
    PHR/SPHR Exam Dates May 1 - June 30, 2013

    Dec. 1, 2013 -Jan. 31, 2014

    For more information, please visit   There, you will be able to download the Certification Policies and Procedures Handbook to learn more about the HR certification exams, exam eligibility requirements, application process, related fees and other important exam information.

    For information on certification preparation options available through SHRM, visit   There, you will find links for Self-Study, College/University Programs, 3-Day Certification Prep Seminars, and Virtual Certification Prep (7 weeks).  Temple College Business and Community Education Division is CTHRMA's college partner, and the only SHRM college/university partner between Round Rock and Dallas, in providing HR certification preparation classes.  For more information on TC's HR Management Academy, typically offered each Spring and Fall, visit this website:

    Please let the CTHRMA Board know when you become certified as either a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).   We love to celebrate these major successes with the chapter!