Getting Your HRCI Certification

Is getting certified one of your goals for 2017? The Nevada Association of Employers (NAE) is here to help! Through our partnership with HR Certification Institute (HRCI), HR professionals who work for NAE member organizations receive a $50 discount off the HRCI exam fee. In addition, once you become certified you will be eligible for up to 12 Recertification Credits per renewal cycle just for being an employee of a NAE member organization.

As of May 1, 2017, HRCI updated its exam pricing to reflect the value of each credential. All exams purchased after May 1st include a FREE digital copy of the new and improved edition of A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge (HRBoK). The HRBoK is divided into six content areas: Business Management and Strategy; Workforce Planning and Employment; Human Resource Development; Compensation and Benefits; Employee and Labor Relations; and Risk Management.

New exams fees for HRCI are as follows:

Exam Fee $350 $395 $495 $395 $395 $395 $495
Application Fee $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
TOTAL $450 $495 $595 $495 $495 $495 $595

The cost of recertification remains unchanged. The cost of recertification remains at $150.

Preparing for your HRCI Certification Exam

NAE also offers convenient test preparation programs to assist our members in obtaining their HR certifications. Through our partnership with Capital Associated Industries (CAI), NAE offers access to the following web-based study courses:

aPHR™ Certification Study Course (LIVE Web-Based)
September 7, 2017 – October 26, 2017 (8 consecutive Thursdays)
10:00am – 1:00pm (PST) or 3:00pm – 6:00pm (PST)

PHR®/SPHR® Certification Study Course (LIVE Web-Based)
September 8, 2017 – December 1, 2017 (12 consecutive Fridays)
10:00am – 1:00pm (PST)

September 26, 2017 – December 12, 2017 (12 consecutive Tuesdays)
3:00pm – 6:00pm (PST)

October 15, 2017 – January 28, 2018 (12 consecutive Sundays)
3:00pm – 6:00pm (PST)

If you have any questions about getting a HRCI certification, recertification, or registering for any of the certification study courses, please contact NAE at You must be a member of NAE in order to take advantage of these benefits. Contact for more information about membership.