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Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Required Courses
for Canadian and Foreign Candidates


This Academic Program meets the CPHR coursework requirement for writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE). Each course is authored by leading Canadian HR academics, and taught by well qualified instructors.

New! An Accredited CPHR Academic Program Option with an NKE Exemption. Find out about it Here.

This program is intended for Canadian and Foreign candidates seeking certification for all provinces and territories in Canada except Ontario and Quebec. (*Please see below for a notice regarding certification in your Province.)

We offer the full Program in each of three semesters per year. The Spring 2022 Semester is now in session. The Fall 2022 Semester begins on September 7, 2022 and registrations for that Semester begin on June 20, 2022.

Here, you can:

  • View the available courses in the CPHR Academic Program
    and check the Frequently Asked Questions

    or the Preparation Course for the National Knowledge Exam

  • Create a New Portal Account if you do not have one

    Required in order to access any of the items below. If you have an existing account, please do not create another one, as that would not allow you to access all your information and your courses. There is a link on the left to retrieve a forgotten username and password.

  • Register for Courses in the current or next semester

    Registration requires you to have a portal account (Username and Password).

    The CPHR Academic Program is offered in three semesters each year: Winter, beginnning in early January; Spring, beginning in early May; and Fall; beginning in early September. Registration for each semester is available 2.5 months before the semester begins. the tuition fee for each course is $493, including proctoring for the final exam that was previously purchased separately at exam time. For more information, click on the View the Available Courses link above and the Program Home link in the left hand menu.
    See the Important Sessional Dates for the final exam schedule for the current semester.
    T2202 Tuition and Enrolment Certificates are available for obtaining income tax deductions.

*Please contact the CPHR Member Association in the province you reside in for further details regarding specific education requirements and information on CPHR pathways and membership benefits.
*Please note that due to Québec’s regulations and different accreditation requirements, this Academic Program is not suitable for the educational requirements of that province.  For further information, please contact