Professional certification ensures that project managers are ready to meet the demands of projects across the globe

The decision to earn a project management certification is a important 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.

PMI Certification

You may have seen or heard of other project management credentials, but 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.

There are currently six credentials available, rigorously developed, globally accredited and easily transferable across borders and industries. These credentials represent a variety of discipline and experience across the career framework associated with the profession of project management.

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.

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®)
  • PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)
  • PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®)
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP®)
  • Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®)
  • PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA®)

Already have a PMI Certification?

To learn more about specific PDUs requirements, or how to earn and claim them, visit the PMI.org site titled Maintain Your PMI Credential

You could also consider earning another PMI certification, such as a PMI-ACPSM, 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®