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Certification Overview

The IPMA-HR Certified Professional (IPMA-CP) is the only professional credential that is public sector focused and competency-based. It is a designation that symbolizes excellence as an HR expert, a business partner, a leader and a change agent in the field of human resources. Since IPMA-HR started offering the certification in 2000, nearly 12,000 HR professionals worldwide have enhanced their careers with an IPMA-CP designation.

The IPMA-CP is a unique designation for human resource professionals that adds value to your career. With an IPMA-CP, you will stand out amongst your peers because it shows a personal commitment to the profession. The IPMA-CP also shows competence in public sector human resources.

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. Download our informational brochure to see the five easy steps and start working towards your certification.