Human Resource Associate Professional

Program Type: Fully Online
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Business & Entrepreneurship
College: SAC

What is the Human Resource Associate Professional program?

This program/course prepares for the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) certification. This certificate consists of a series of modular courses designed for functions typically found in the contemporary HR department and capped off with an aPHR certification; the first-ever HR certification designed for professionals who are just beginning their HR career journey, as well as for non-HR managers who manage people. This certificate series of modular courses are designed for functions typically found in the contemporary HR department of small to midsized companies. The goal is to provide you with the practical information needed to perform the daily tasks required by today's HR professional. Legal issues common to all HR functions are identified, addressed, and discussed. (Exam Voucher Included)


  • Emerging Issues in HR - HRPO1008
  • HR Training and Development - HRPO1003
  • Employee Labor Relations - HRPO1004
  • Employee Compliance for HR Management - HRPO1007
  • Employment Practices and Processes - HRPO1000
  • Total Rewards - HRPO1091
  • HR Certification Test Prep - HRPO2030


Program Information

Time Commitment

112 Contact Hours

12 Week Training


Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR)

Career Outlook

Learn more at the Alamo Colleges Career Coach website

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Program Requirements

Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Have a high school diploma or GED

Must have access to computer/tablet and internet



Effective January 1, 2023 - August 31, 2023

Financial Aid Resources

Contact Information

CE Tier 2
Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
 Campus: District Support Office
CE Specialist
Vanessa Bailey
Campus: District Support Office
 CE Specialist
Vanessa Barrera
 Campus: District Support Office
Additional Information
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