Become a PMI-ACP

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®

Agile talents are in demand. Demonstrate your in-depth knowledge of agile methodologies with a PMI-ACP certification.

A PMI-ACP certification shows employers that you’ve acquired real-world, hands-on skills and experiences and that you’re ready to increase your versatility. The PMI-ACP covers many approaches to agile, such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP), and test-driven development (TDD).


  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices.
  • 12 months of general project experience within the last 5 years or a current PMP® or PgMP® certification.
  • 8 months of agile project experience within the last 3 years. This requirement is in addition to the 12 months of general project experience.

Exam details

  • 120 multiple-choice questions; three hours to complete.
  • To maintain your PMI-ACP, you must earn 30 professional development units (PDUs) in agile topics every three years.
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Funding available

Service members, veterans and military spouses may qualify for funding opportunities as part of their benefits package. Visit to see if you qualify.

Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) is a credentialing awareness and information resource for Service members. Branch-specific online portals map military occupations to their civilian counterparts so that both current and transitioning Service members can identify relevant positions for consideration.



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Test on base

PMI certification exams are now available at Pearson VUE test centers located on major US military installations. Visit to find a test center near you.

Online proctored delivery

PMI offers the option to take your CAPM, PMP, PMI-ACP or PMI-PBA exam online. Learn more about online proctored testing for PMI Certifications.