CAPM Certification

The Junior-Intermediate Project Management certification.

PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

Whether you are new to project management, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level.


If you’re a less experienced project practitioner looking to demonstrate your commitment to project management, improve your ability to manage larger projects and earn additional responsibility, and stand out to potential employers, the CAPM certification is right for you.

To apply for the CAPM, you need to have:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma or the global equivalent)


  • At least 1,500 hours of project experience
  • 23 hours of project management education by the time you sit for the exam.



Candidates must complete an application. Candidates are encouraged to apply online at (Printable application forms are available at Once started, the application may not be cancelled but may be saved unfinished. It will remain open for 90 days.

  • Cost for PMI members is $405.
  • Cost for nonmembers is $555.

The cost for PMI membership is $129/year (plus a $10 application fee).. Membership in a local PMI chapter is an additional fee which varies by chapter.



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