Certifications

The PMP exam is changing soon

11 January 2016 is the last day to take the current exam

You, Certified.

In an increasingly projectized world, PMI professional certification ensures that you’re ready to meet the demands of projects and employers across the globe.

Developed by practitioners for practitioners, our certifications are based on rigorous standards and ongoing research to meet the real-world needs of organizations. With a PMI certification behind your name, you can work in virtually any industry, anywhere in the world, and with any project management methodology.

Wherever you are in your career, we have a certification for you.

Find the Certification that Fits You Best

View the various descriptions to decide which certification best meets your experience and needs. No certification is a pre-requisite for another.

PMP® PgMP® PfMP® CAPM® PMI-PBA® PMI-ACP® PMI-RMP® PMI-SP®
PMP Project Management Professional

The PMP is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.

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Price Member US$405Non-member US$555
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education
or
  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education
PgMP Program Management Professional

Designed for those who manage multiple, complex projects to achieve strategic and organizational results.

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Price Member US$800Non-member US$1,000
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 6,000 hours project management experience
  • 10,500 hours program management experience
or
  • Four-year degree
  • 6,000 hours project management experience
  • 6,000 hours program management experience
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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Price Member US$800Non-member US$1,000
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 10,500 hours portfolio management experience
  • 96 months professional business experience
or
  • Four-year degree
  • 6,000 hours portfolio management experience
  • 96 months professional business experience
CAPM Certified Associate in Project Management

The CAPM demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

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Price Member US$225Non-member US$300
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 23 hours project management education without professional work experience
or
  • Secondary degree
  • 1,500 hours of project experience
PMI-PBA 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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Price Member US$405Non-member US$555
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 7,500 hours business analysis experience
  • 2,000 hours working on project teams
  • 35 hours of business analysis education
or
  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours business analysis experience
  • 2,000 hours working on project teams
  • 35 hours of business analysis education
PMI-ACP PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

Created for those who believe in and apply agile principles and practices on projects. It requires a combination of training, experience and an exam. It also bridges agile approaches such as SCRUM, XP, LEAN and Kanban.

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Price Member US$435Non-member US$495
Prerequisites
  • 1,500 hours working on agile project teams or with agile methodologies
  • 2,000 hours working on project teams
  • 21 hours of education in agile practices
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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Price Member US$520Non-member US$670
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 4,500 hours project risk management experience
  • 40 hours project risk management education
or
  • Four-year degree
  • 3,000 hours project risk management experience
  • 30 hours project risk management education
PMI-SP PMI Scheduling Professional

The PMI-SP certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and advanced experience in the specialized area of developing and maintaining project schedules.

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Price Member US$520Non-member US$670
Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree
  • 5,000 hours project scheduling experience
  • 40 hours project scheduling education
or
  • Four-year degree
  • 3,500 hours project scheduling experience
  • 30 hours project scheduling education

Global Reach

There are more than half a million PMI certification holders worldwide. That’s a pretty large network to learn from and collaborate with.

Every Industry

PMI certification holders work in every industry, from healthcare, telecommunications and finance to IT and construction.

Overview Guide & Brochure

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