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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Preparation

Project Management Certification class at MC

Ensure you're prepared to take the  PMP® exam!  Montgomery College is an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) by the  Project Management Institute (PMI) to provide industry leading preparation towards the PMP® certification exam.

Training with an Authorized Partner is the only way to ensure you are learning PMI-developed PMP® exam prep material and ensure you are learning from PMI-vetted instructors.

Prepare to pass the PMP® Exam

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Position yourself for a big career move with the PMP® Certification

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a proven way to enhance your resume and elevate your career potential. A career in project management offers a variety of jobs across industries. The PMP® proves you have the specific skills and expertise employers want and it delivers real value in the form of professional credibility, deep knowledge and increased earnings potential. 

  •  Earn a higher salary: PMP® credential holders can earn upward of 23% more annually than non-credentialed jobholders according to PMI’s Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey 10th Editionnew window.
  •  Earn a prestigious certification recognized around the globe.
  •  Build skills and knowledge that are transferable between industries, market segments and geographic locations.

PMP® Certification Exam Eligibility Requirements

To obtain a PMP® Certification you must meet the requirements of the Project Management Institute (PMI), which includes a general educational requirement, Project Management education requirement and Project Management experience. Based on these three factors (a table is below), you can determine whether you can qualify for the PMP® If you are not eligible, you may look to prepare for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Certification Exam.

To apply for the PMP® THROUGH THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTEnew window, you need to meet all education and experience prerequisites in one of the following two categories:

PMP® Category A:

General Education

Secondary Degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)

Project Management Experience

Minimum five years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project

Project Management Education

35 hours of project management education or CAPM® Certification

PMP® Category B:

General Education

A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)

Project Management Experience

Minimum three years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project

Project Management Education

35 hours of project management education or CAPM® Certification

Leading and directing the project as identified with the tasks, knowledge, and skills specific in the Project Management Professional Examination Content Outline.

You should have experience in all five process groups across all your project management experience submitted on the application. However, on a single project, you do not need to have experience in all five process groups.

All project management experience must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years prior to your application submission.

PMP® Certification Track: Upcoming Required Course Schedule:

Structured Remote class are online courses that will meet at a designated meeting date and time, live with your instructor. MC recommends students complete 'PM102: Practical Application of Predictive Project Management" and/or 'PM103: Practical Application of Agile Project Managment'  before taking the PMP Exam Preparation course. The courses previously listed are not required to enroll and complete the PMP® exam preparation. 

Project Management Professional® (PMP) Certification Prep

CRN# 35830, March 1 - March 24, 2021

  • Course: PMC040, CRN#35830
  • Dates: March 1, 2021 - March 24, 2021
  • Meeting Times: Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., And Saturdays:  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Structured Remote (SR)
  • Investment: $800 + $699 = $1,499* .  Non-Maryland Residents add $650. (Course materials included)

*Tuition installment plan available

Project Management Professional® (PMP) Certification Prep

CRN#35831, April 12 - May 5, 2021

  • Course PMC040, CRN# 35831
  • Dates: April 12, 2021 - May 5, 2021
  • Meeting Times: Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., And Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Structured Remote (SR)
  • Investment: $800 + $699 = $1,499*. Non-Maryland Residents add $650. (Course materials included)

*Tuition installment plan available

 

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Bring PMP® Training to your Site!

Montgomery College offers PMP® and Project Management Training to companies looking to upskill their employees. We combine our expert faculty with competitive pricing to provide you the flexible and affordable team training you need.

For more information, contact Transcie Almonte-Sabio at transcie.almonte@montgomerycollege.edu

 

Registration Information

Our noncredit program is open enrollment and available to all students on a first come, first serve basis. Students looking to register online must login to their MyMC Student Account to register for the classes in the program. More registration details are below:

  • Project Management Flyer (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)
  • Ways to Register:
  • Registration Deadline: Open until the class is full.
  • Cancellation Policy: Visit Registration Information and Policies.

PMP® Exam Details

Format of Exam:

  • Computer-based testing available year-round (no exam windows)
  • 200 multiple choice questions
  • Must complete the exam in 4 hours

The price to sit for an exam is:

For PMI Members: US$ 405.00
For PMI non-members: US$ 555.00
Exam Proctor: Thomson Prometric Testing Centers

Certification Handbook: Download the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Handbook (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) for more information including eligibility, payment, audit process, policies and procedures, the PMI Code of Ethics and more.

Recertification: A PMP® credential holder will need to earn 60 PDUs per three-year cycle. For more details, go to our Project Management PDUs Page

 

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The PMI Approved Training Partner Seal (PMI ATP Seal) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. Montgomery College has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). PMP, CAPM, PMBOK, and The PMI Talent Triangle are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

 

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