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Increase Your Earning Potential and Find More Fulfillment with a PMP Certification

Are you a project professional looking to enhance your skills and boost your salary? Training to earn the PMP certification is the ideal next step in your project management career. Gain this globally recognized accreditation to expand your project management knowledge and become a more efficient – and more valuable – project manager.

What is the PMP Certification?

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is offered by the Project Management Institute. It is considered the gold standard for project management certifications and validates your skills in:

Project Management Knowledge Domains:

  • People
  • Process
  • Business Environment

Project Management Approaches:

  • Agile
  • Hybrid
  • Predictive (Waterfall)

Training to earn the PMP certification equips you with essential project management skills to add value to any project or organization. Learn what PMP certification is.

Benefits of PMP Certification

Requirements to Earn a PMP Certification

You are required to have at least 35 contact hours of formal project management education to be eligible for the PMP Certification Exam. In addition, you need to meet one of the following sets of educational and professional requirements:

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree or global equivalent AND at least 36 months of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience. All project management experience must have been within the last eight years prior to submitting an application.
  • A high school diploma, associate’s degree, or global equivalent AND at least 60 months of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience. All project management experience must have been within the last eight years prior to submitting an application.

The 35 contact hours requirement is satisfied by the Project Management Academy PMP training course. Project Management Academy is a PMI Premier Authorized Training Partner (ATP).

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Why Get the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification

PMP Certification Overview

The world's most recognized project management certification, the Project Management Professional, has over a million active certificates in 214 countries worldwide. We take great pride in helping to expand the profession of project management globally.

About the PMP Certification Exam

PMP Certification Exam

Exams can be a stressful experience. Knowing what to expect from the PMP Certification Exam and your Pearson VUE Testing Center on exam day can help you manage some of this stress. Familiarizing yourself with the PMI exam content outline, training with sample PMP exam questions, and taking practice PMP exams can also remove some pressure.

About the Test


  • $425 US dollars for PMI members
  • $595 US dollars for non-members


  • Besides the exam cost, here are some other fees you may encounter:
    • PMI Membership Application: $10
    • PMI Membership Annual Fee: $139
    • PMP Reexamination Fee: $275 for PMI members and $375 for non-members


  • 180 questions comprising multiple choice, multiple response, matching, hotspot, and limited fill-in-the-blank



  • 3 hours and 50 minutes (230 minutes)

PMP Exam Prep

The PMP certification is a challenging credential to earn. In addition to meeting strict prerequisites, you must also prepare to pass the demanding PMP Certification Exam. Training with quality resources will help you equip yourself thoroughly for the rigorous certification exam. While not complete, here are some free online resources we have created to help you along your journey.

Study for PMP Certification Exam with PMBOK Guide Resources

PMBOK® Guide Resources

Study for PMP Certification Exam with Project Quality Management Resources

Quality Resources

  • Project quality management is a crucial aspect of any project. PMP certification aspirants should be familiar with information and standards related to project quality to pass the PMP Exam. Learn about Quality Management and Planning Tools.
Study for PMP Certification Exam with Project Management Formula Resources

Formula Resources

  • There are dozens of project management formulas that you may need to know for the PMP Exam. Learn about which ones you are most likely to encounter and how well you should understand them. Learn how to use the various formulas in project management.

For a complete list of our education materials, please visit our PMP Exam Prep Materials page.

PMP Certification Exam Questions

Questions on the PMP Certification Exam will cover the three project management domains of People, Process, and Business Development. The exam questions will be distributed on the exam as follows:

PMI Talent Triangle Requirements to Earn a PMP Certification

Questions are based on the Exam Content Outline (ECO), which draws from over 20 sources, including the PMBOK® Guide. You can start training with these 50 free PMP exam questions, or become a Project Management Academy student to access over 2,000 free sample questions and our PMP Certification Exam simulator online.

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PMP Certification Practice Exam

Project Management Academy offers free access to our realistic online PMP exam simulator software when you purchase any of our PMP certification training courses. Practice exams provide training for the types of questions you may find on the PMP Certification Exam, as well as the total length of the exam. Don’t underestimate the difficulty of sitting through an exam for nearly 4 hours!

PMP Certification Training

Training through an instructor-led PMP boot camp course can equip you to pass the PMP Exam on your first attempt. Gain access to a wealth of knowledge, tools, and resources to prepare you for the rigorous PMP Certification Exam and fulfill PMI’s requirement of 35 contact hours of formal project management education.

Live PMP Certification Training

Live Training

Find a live classroom location near you for in-person training with a certified instructor.

Online PMP Certification Training

Online Training

Register for an online training course so you can learn flexibly from wherever you are.

On-Demand PMP Certification Training

On-Demand Training

Learn at your own pace with a Video-On-Demand training course developed by PMI.

Group PMP Certification Training

Group Training

Schedule a group training for your corporate office with a certified instructor.

PMP Certification Renewal & Maintenance

Continue honing your skills to maintain your competitive edge in this fast-paced industry. PMP certification holders are required to maintain and renew their certifications on a three-year cycle by earning Professional Development Units (PDUs) in alignment to PMI's Talent Triangle®. Read through our comprehensive guide to PMP certification renewal requirements for more information.

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