Show everyone that they all fit.

You’re a project manager – you’ve mastered leadership, technical skills and strategic business management. Now make it official by earning your PMP®

With your Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, it’s clear that you have what it takes to maximize your earning potential and command the attention of potential employers.

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  • Why Earn the PMP certification?

    Why Earn the PMP certification?

    • Earn more money. Our 2013 Salary Survey indicates that PMP certified project managers in the US make an average of 20% more than non-certified project managers.
    • Stand out to employers with an industry-recognized project management certification.
    • Take your career to the next level with a globally recognized certification that is transferrable across many different industries.
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  • Eligibility Checklist

    PMP Eligibility Overview

    To apply for the PMP, you need either:

    • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

    - OR -

    • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.
  • How to apply

    Get certification that employers demand. Open a PMP application today.

    How to apply and prepare for the exam

    • To apply for the PMP, register online or download a printable application.
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    • Need more information? For details on the PMP’s role and exam requirements, consult the PMP Handbook.

About PMI

Making project management indispensable for business results.®

We serve practitioners and organizations with standards that describe good practices, globally recognized credentials that certify project management expertise, and resources for professional development, networking and community.