Institute for Human Resource Professionals


Considered one of the reputed public sector HR organizations across the globe, the International Public Management Association- HR was established in 1906. The primary objective of the IPMA-HR is to promote continued excellence in the human resource space while representing the interests of HR professionals.

For decades, the association has been a trustworthy resource for timely and comprehensive policies, news, professional development programs, opportunities, resources, and jobs.

Boasting the diversity and inclusivity as their core value, the IPMA-HR offers many specialties comprising – Advocacy, Professional Development, Public Sector HR, Educational Seminars, Public Safety Exams, Government HR, Assessment, Certifications, HRM, and International activities.

General Information

  • Founded


  • Headquarter

    Alexandria, Virginia, United States

  • Certification Offered


  • Eligibility

    Graduate degree / Bachelor's
    degree / Associate degree with relevant
    experience in HR depending on certification

  • Presence


  • Training Methods


  • Focused Program

    Human Resource Management

  • Course Fee Range

    $350 - $459

  • Validity

    3 years

"The evolving challenges in HR can yield tremendous opportunities to those with the right HR certification."