Click: aPHR Registration  to register for the aPHR certification preparation course.

After completing the registration form, a tuition payment invoice will be emailed.


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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Minor Consulting Group (MCG) offers HR certification exam preparation courses for HR professionals or those entering the HR field.  MCG is currently offering the aPHR certification preparation course Fall 2021.  Check back regarding the PHR/SPHR certification preparation course date and time.  Not sure which exam is right for you?  Here’s a quick breakdown.

Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR)
HRCI’s Associate Professional in Human Resources™ (aPHR™) was created for individuals new to or transitioning to the HR field, recent college graduates, military personnel transitioning to civilian life, or non-HR professionals who manage individuals in the workplace.  You do not have to have prior HR experience to sit for this exam since this is a knowledge-based certification.

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
The PHR was designed for HR professionals with the minimum years of experience working in HR capacities that require implementing HR policies and procedures or operational duties.  Please refer to HRCI for details on the minimum year and educational requirements. 


Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
The SPHR was designed for HR professionals in mid-senior level HR roles with extensive knowledge in all HR disciplines and a keen understanding of an organizations business strategy.  There are minimum year and educational requirements that can be found on HRCI’s website.    


Professional Development

Minor Consulting Group can facilitate various trainings, workshops, or networking events to develop specific skills and promote professional development for your organizational leaders and employees.


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Master’s or PhD students specializing in I/O Psychology will receive mentorship and guidance during their journey.

Students can explore and discuss concepts for course papers, white papers, articles, or dissertation manuscripts.

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Learn how to select the right research methodology, discuss theories, and how to search and review scholarly literature.​

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