Courses in both certificate programs are aligned with the best practices in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the industry standard guideline for the profession.

These certificate programs were designed to help you prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam offered through PMI.*

You can earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) that can be applied toward the 60 units required every three years for PMP recertification.

As a PMI Registered Education Provider (REP), Walden has agreed to abide by PMI-established quality assurance criteria.

PMI is a registered trademark and service mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

PMP is a registered certification mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

*Eligibility for the PMP® credential requires individuals to first attain specific educational and project management experience, including 35 contact hours of project management education and a minimum of three years, or 36 months, of project management experience, during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing project tasks. The final step in earning the PMP credential is passing the PMP exam. For more information, visit the Project Management Institute (PMI) website at

PMBOK is a registered trademark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.