Eligibility criteria for becoming a CAPM

Please note that the CAPM certification is not domain specific. It is a generic Project Management certification.


  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
    1,500 hours of project experience


  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam

Please note : The Contact Hours of Project Management Institute can be provided by EDDS Consulting in partnership with VMEdu Inc, which is a PMI® approved Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). PMstudy is a brand of VMEdu, Inc.

Where are the CAPM exams conducted?

All PMI computer-based exams are offered at all Prometric Testing Centers worldwide. You can check for locations on Prometric’s website, http://www.prometric.com/PMI/default.htm, but you will need to have submitted your credential fees and received your examination scheduling instructions in order to schedule an exam appointment.