Welcome to the CPHR Academic Program

This Academic Program meets the CPHR nine course requirement for writing the National Knowledge Exam (NKE). Authored by leading Canadian HR academics, and taught by well qualified instructors, each course provides extensive multimedia lectures with downloadable PowerPoint slides, progress quizzes, and a discussion board where you will interact with your instructor and other students, and post answers to assignments.

For more information about the Academic Program, click HERE to view the Frequently Asked Questions.

Registration and Access

The CPHR Academic Program is offered in three semesters each year: Winter, beginning in early January; Spring, beginning in early May; and Fall, beginning in early September. Registration for each semester is available three months before the semester begins.

Registration for the Fall 2022 semester is now closed. Registration for the Winter 2023 semester will open October 18, 2022

Access for the Fall 2022 semester courses will be available by 10am ET on September 7, 2022. You may use your registration portal username and password to access courses that you have registered and paid for. Click HERE to access your courses.

See the Sessional Dates concerning important information about the Final Exam schedule.


  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Strategic Compensation
  • Strategic Human Resources Planning
  • Training and Development