Type of Certifications

PMI offers a comprehensive credentialing program for project, program and portfolio management practitioners of all education and skill levels. Explore certifications and how they can benefit your career.

Overview Guide & Brochure

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  • Should I Pursue a Project Management Certification?

    Should I Pursue a Project Management Certification?

    • Reasons for earning a PMI certification
    • Eligibility requirements
    • Process of getting your certification
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Our Certifications

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 is a prerequisite for another.

  • PMP®

    Project Management Professional

    The PMP certification recognizes competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, specifically experience in leading and directing projects.

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  • CAPM®

    Certified Associate in Project Management

    The CAPM certification recognizes a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology as defined in the PMBOK® Guide needed for effective project management performance.

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  • PgMP®

    Program Management Professional

    The PgMP certification recognizes demonstrated experience, skill and performance in the oversight of multiple, related projects that are aligned with organizational objectives.

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  • PfMP®

    Portfolio Management Professional

    PMI’s Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® credential recognizes the advanced experience and skill of portfolio managers. The PfMP demonstrates your proven ability in the coordinated management of one or more portfolios to achieve organizational objectives.

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  • PMI-ACP®

    PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

    The PMI-ACP certification validates a practitioner’s ability to understand and apply agile principles and practices on basic projects. The PMI-ACP requires a combination of agile training, experience working on agile projects and examination on agile practices of project management.

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  • PMI-PBASM

    PMI Professional in Business Analysis

    The PMI-PBA highlights your expertise in business analysis. It spotlights your ability to work effectively with stakeholders to define their business requirements, shape the output of projects and drive successful business outcomes.

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  • PMI-RMP®

    PMI Risk Management Professional

    The PMI-RMP certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the specialized area of assessing and identifying project risks along with plans to mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities.

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  • PMI-SP®

    PMI Scheduling Professional

    The PMI-SP certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the specialized area of developing and maintaining the project schedule.

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