PHR®/SPHR® Exam Preparation

PHR/SPHR Exam Preparation

PHR®/SPHR® Exam Preparation

Now more than ever, organizations who hire Human Resource Professionals are requiring human resource management job applicants to be certified. To stay ahead in the field, it is necessary for Human Resource Professionals to update their skills, add to their existing knowledge base, and remain on top of current trends within the industry. By obtaining your PHR® or SPHR® credentials you show that you are committed to being the best you can be in your profession.


On Campus
or Live Virtual
September 21 - December 7, 2024
9:00 am - 12:30pm
35 Hours - PDUs
3.5 CEUs
$1,656 **EARLY BIRD: Register and pay by July 21, 2024 and pay only $1,490.40!



Florida Atlantic University’s PHR®/SPHR® Exam Preparation Course is an intense and comprehensive program which prepares eligible human resource professionals to obtain the most recognized certifications in the field of human resource management.



Instructor-led by an SPHR® certified instructor, this exam preparation course covers the Functional Areas required for the PHR®/SPHR® accreditation:



Practicing Human Resource Professionals with extensive experience in the key Functional Areas of the PHR®/SPHR® Exam content outlines, who want to upgrade their skills with the credentials necessary to advance to a higher level.


Students are responsible for ensuring exam eligibility prior to registering for the program:

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at


HRReview WORKBOOK package*, practice exams, and other program resources are included.

*For students participating virtually, shipping is available upon request and fees will apply based on delivery location

Any student who does not pass the PHR®/SPHR® Certification exam, upon successful completion of this program*, is welcome to attend a future class free of charge**, within 12 months of the original program date. Student is responsible for cost of parking.

* Must have attended at least 8 of the 10 course sessions and completed both the mid-term and final exams

**Pending space availability



Barbara Flynn

Barbara Flynn

FAU Instructor

Barbara Flynn, is the President of People First and has been in the Human Resource field for over 30 years. She and her team of professional experts provide flexible and comprehensive accounting, payroll and human resource services that help small to medium sized businesses reach their potential. She has been part of FAU’s Executive Education Program, teaching the HRCI Certification Preparation course for over 10 years.

Barbara received her Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Nova Southeastern University in 1983. She received her Senior Professional Human Resource certification in 2002. This is the highest credential obtainable in the human resources profession. She recently was certified by the Society of Human Resource Management with their new certification of SHRM-SCP®.



FAU Executive Education - PHR®/SPHR® Exam Preparation

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The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) does not endorse any particular preparation program or offering. We encourage prospective certification holders to use a variety of resources that reflect their learning styles and needs. Purchasing a certification product is NOT required and HRCI does not guarantee that an individual will pass based on the purchase of a certification preparation product.

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