PMP Eligibility Requirements:

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PMP Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for the PMP certification, you must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. All project management experience must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years prior to your application submission.

Educational Background Project Management Experience Project Management Education
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)

Minimum five years/60 months unique nonoverlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project*

35 contact hours of formal education

OR

Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or global equivalent)

Minimum three years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project*

35 contact hours of formal education

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