The Education Qualification

There is now a requirement that you receive thirty-five contact hours of project management education. This requirement is relatively simple to achieve. These can be classes that you take at a university; they can be courses taught by training companies or consultants; they can be courses from a registered education provider or any PMI component (chapter). They can even be courses offered by your own company or distance learning courses. This is a pretty broad classification. The timing of the education has no limits, so you can claim the hours going back in time as far as you wish.

The following is PMI's checklist for the PMP application:

  • Name on application matches name on ID (two required)

  • Payment or payment information ...

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