CHHR Preparation Resources


The CHHR exam is administered by the American Hospital Association Certification Center (AHA-CC) and ASHHRA is your premier source to help you prepare for the exam. Explore the sections below for information, resources and tools designed to help guide your path to obtaining the CHHR professional designation.

Have exam preparation tips? Share them with ASHHRA at ashhra@aha.org or post it on ASHHRA Exchange!

CHHR Scholarship
The application for the Summer 2018 CHHR Exam Scholarship launches Monday, June 25! The Certified in Healthcare Human Resources (CHHR) designation is the only professional certification specific to those in health care HR. The application deadline for the Summer 2018 CHHR Exam Scholarship is Friday, July 27. ASHHRA members who apply for a CHHR Scholarship will be considered to receive a voucher for the full CHHR exam fee (a $295 value!).

CHHR Self Assessment Examination (SAE)
The CHHR Self Assessment Examination (SAE) is an online study tool that parallels the CHHR exam in format, content and cognitive levels.
If you are already certified, complete the CHHR SAE for five (5) hours reportable toward CHHR Certification renewal requirements. Purchase the SAE
Development of the CHHR SAE was supported by

HR Examination Preparation Guide

The CHHR Examination Preparation Guide was designed by ASHHRA to assist the health care HR practitioner in preparing for the CHHR exam. This guide was created with the adult learner in mind.
Discounted pricing exclusively for ASHHRA members.

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Last Updated: Thu Jun 7 2018