INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED

The IPMA-CP is easy to maintain, ensuring your HR skills stay up to date and relevant in today's marketplace. Obtaining an IPMA-CP is convenient and inexpensive.

ARE YOU BEYOND THE ENTRY OR MID-LEVEL?

Please consider applying for the IPMA-SCP.

Showing a Personal Commitment to Public Sector HR

The IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IPMA-CP) is a public sector focused credential for qualified HR professionals in an entry- or IPMA-CP_Seal Uploadmid-level career position. It is a designation that symbolizes excellence as an HR expert. Since IPMA-HR started offering the certification in 2000, nearly 12,000 HR professionals worldwide have enhanced their careers with an IPMA-CP designation.

How does a  Certified Designation Benefit me?

The IPMA-CP is a unique designation for human resource professionals that adds value to your career. With an IPMA-HR Certified Professional, you will STAND OUT amongst your peers, demonstrating your personal commitment to the profession and competence in public sector human resources.

How do I attain an IPMA-CP certification? Certification Criteria Change

How Do I Know If I Am Eligible?

All public sector HR professionals in an entry- or mid-level position (human resources specialist, generalist, and managers) are eligible for this certification; there are no prerequisites.

 

For questions regarding IPMA-HR certification programs, please contact certification@ipma-hr.org or (703) 549-7100.

For questions regarding the Public Sector HR Essentials course, please contact meetings@ipma-hr.org or (703) 549-7100.

COMPLETED THE PUBLIC SECTOR HR ESSENTIALS?

  Have you received your IPMA-CP?  Send your course certificate and contact information to certification@ipma-hr.org. Your program completion will be verified and you will be awarded the IPMA-CP designation (without any additional testing).