ABOUT THE PMP® CERTIFICATION
The Project Management Professional (PMP®) credential demonstrates excellence in the field by meeting standard requirements established by more than 640,000 certified global practitioners. It also ensures a level of knowledge and skill in leading and directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources.
The PMP® also increases your earning potential. PMP® certification holders earn 20 percent more than their non-certified peers according to Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey, Ninth Edition.
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
7,500 hours leading and directing projects
35 hours of project management education
The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it.
Maintain Your PMP®
To maintain your PMP®, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.
PMP® Exam Price
PMI® Member: US$405
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