PHR-SPHR Exam Prep - Recorded On Demand Virtual

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Online On-Demand Virtual PHR/SPHR Exam Prep Class - Register Now, Start When You Are Ready

Are you ready to earn your PHR® or SPHR® human resources certification credential? Need a convenient solution you can work through at your own pace? MTI Business Solutions' recorded online virtual PHR/SPHR certification exam prep course is designed to help you get prepared to do just that! The course includes expert instruction from a professional instructor, encompassing key exam content areas and helpful test-taking strategies and and tips, along with current, comprehensive exam prep program materials.

Recorded PHR/SPHR Prep Course Details

MTI's recorded online virtual certification exam prep class for the PHR and SPHR exams includes 12, 3-hour recorded online class sessions led by our expert instructor. Students have access to recorded class sessions for 6 months following registration, during which time the instructor will be available to answer questions and provide exam prep assistance via phone conference (by appointment) or email.

Course Content

Our PHR/SPHR exam prep course provides professional instruction covering each of the functional areas included on both the PHR and SPHR exams (listed below). Consistent with PHR and SPHR exam parameters, this course emphasizes U.S. employment law. It covers a wide range of HR best practices and requirements in the context of the U.S. legal and regulatory environment.

  • Business Management
  • Talent Planning and Acquisition
  • Learning and Development
  • Total Rewards
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Employee Relations and Engagement

Course Materials

The course is taught using current, comprehensive HRCP exam prep materials designed to cover the Human Resources Certification Institute® (HRCI®) Exam Content Outlines for both the PHR and SPHR exams. This course is scheduled for the recommended number of hours (36) to fully cover the materials and exam content outline. To prepare for the exam, students will need to attend class and complete additional study via the inlcuded course materials, which include practice exams, flashcards, and other instructional resources designed to enhance learning and prepare participants for the PHR and SPHR exams. Materials are included with the course. Students will have access to the online portion of the HRCP materials for 24 months.

Course Fee

Pricing is as follows:

  • $1,295 - inlcudes class and 2021 HRCP learning system
  • If you already have a verifiable 2020 or 2021 HRCP Learning System license (including access to the online portion of the learning system), the fee is $950. (Current license status will be confirmed with HRCP prior to class access, as this is a requirement for the course.)

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Expert Instructor 

Mary White

The class will be taught by Mary Gormandy White, M.A., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, an experienced professional trainer with significant experience teaching HR certification prep courses, including PHR/SPHR and SHRM-CP/SCP. She has extensive HR training and consulting experience, including teaching HR Generalist, Strategic HR Leadership, and Internal Investigations certificate programs in various markets throughout the U.S. She also has extensive in-person and online teaching experience, presenting webinars on a regular basis for a number of national and international webinar companies and private clients.

Exam Fee 

  • The exam fee is not included in the class. You are responsible for scheduling and paying for your exam separately.
  • See HRCI for exam fees.

Eligibility Requirements

Both PHR and SPHR certifications are intended for experienced HR professionals. Not sure if you are eligible for the exam? Requirements are:

  • HS diploma or some college: Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position
  • Bachelor’s degree: Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position
  • Master's degree: Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position

If you do not have the required level of experience to sit for the PHR or SPHR exam, consider enrolling in our aPHR exam prep program instead.

CPP Status

MTI Business Solutions is an HRCI approved Certification Prep Provider (CPP).

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For information, contact us at or call 251-478-6848, ext. 700.

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. The red-and-purple HR design, HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE, PHR, SPHR, and aPHR are trademarks of registered trademarks of Human Resource Certification Institute, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Used Under License.