Below is information on two different Project Management Certifications, carefully read the prerequisites of each certification to ascertain which one applies to you.
Visit their website (https://www.pmi.org/) to browse the other certifications that are available.
CAPM: Who Should Apply? #
The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) allows you to manage large projects. The certification exam has 150 questions, and you have three hours to complete it. To maintain your CAPM, you must retake the exam every five years.
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) and 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Learn more here:
PMP: Who Should Apply? #
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification allows you to oversee and manage large projects. Before you apply, make sure that you meet the following requirements.
Learn more here:
The Project Management Institute. (2020). Certifications (website). Retrieved from:
Self Study/Online Study Options #
You must have 23 and/or 35 hours of project management education in order to qualify to write these certification examinations. Gale courses offer project management courses, free of charge. Completion of these courses may count toward the education hours that are required to be eligible to write the project management examinations, the free Gale courses can be found here:
The Project Management Institute also offers the Project Management Basics online course ($400 USD), which can be accessed here: