Certification

Want a higher salary?
Earn a PMI certification.

The PMI Project Management Salary Survey—Seventh Edition shows that certification positively impacts project manager salaries. Get the report at the Marketplace or view the press release.

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In an increasingly projectized world, professional certification ensures that project managers are ready to meet the demands of projects across the globe. Learn more about PMI’s certifications and find one that’s right for you. If you already have a credential, get what you need to maintain it, or look into earning another one.

Solidify your skill set and face project challenges head-on with a PMI certification.

What are PMI certifications?

PMI offers a comprehensive certification program for project practitioners of all education and skill levels. There are currently six credentials available, rigorously developed, globally accredited and easily transferable across borders and industries.

Regardless of where you are in your career, PMI has a certification for you. Demonstrate your expertise and your commitment to the profession with a PMI certification.

Learn more about PMI’s certifications .

Why choose a PMI certification?

You may have seen or heard of other project management credentials. What makes PMI certifications special?

PMI was the first organization to offer a credential specifically for project managers, and our certification program remains the global standard. Developed by practitioners for practitioners and representing our diverse global audience, PMI certifications give you a technical and financial edge.

Find out more about why PMI’s certifications are the top choice for project practitioners .

Which certification is right for you?

The decision to earn a project management certification is a big one, so make sure you choose one that best fits your current expertise and your future career plans. You can apply for any certification that matches your qualifications, and no certification serves as a prerequisite for another.

Already have a PMI certification?

To learn more about the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program, specific PDUs requirements, how to earn and claim them, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to renew your certification, watch the CCR video, or visit the Maintain Your Certification page on PMI.org

You could also consider earning another PMI certification, such as a PMI-ACP®, PMI-SP® or PMI-RMP®, to complement your PMP®. Or, if you’re now working at a higher level, think about moving up from a CAPM® to a PMP.

If you’re interested in another credential, find out which certification is right for you.