It recognizes your unique expertise and competence to develop and maintain project schedules, while still possessing basic skills in all areas of project management.
Who should apply?
The PMI-SP demonstrates skill and competence in the specialized area of project scheduling. If you’re looking to fill the scheduling specialist role on your project team, hone your basic project management skills and showcase your specialized expertise to employers, the PMI-SP credential is for you.
To apply for the PMI-SP, you need to have either:
- A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent), with at least 3,500 hours of project scheduling experience and 30 hours of project scheduling education.OR
- A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least 5,000 hours of project scheduling experience and 40 hours of project scheduling education.
- To apply for the PMI-SP, register and log in to PMI online system to get started. A printable PMI-SP application form is also available.
- Need more information? Get more information on the PMI-SP’s role and requirements. For a more detailed look, consult the PMI-SP Handbook.
- If you’re ready to take the exam, the PMI-SP exam preparation can get you started.
As a PMI-SP credential holder, you need to earn 30 PDUs per three-year cycle. For more information on credential maintenance, including suggestions for earning PDUs, visit Maintain Your PMI Certification or see the PMI-SP Handbook.
If you’re ready to report your activities, visit PMI’s online CCR system to report PDUs and view your certification records. You can download a printable PDU activity reporting form.