In order to be eligible for the PMI-ACP Certification you need to meet certain professional requirements which includes:
The following are the basic eligibility criteria for the PMI-ACP Certification :
General Project Experience
Agile Project Experience
Training in Agile Practices
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)
*2,000 hours (12 months) working on project teams. This experience must have been earned in the last 5 years
1,500 hours (8 months) working on project teams using agile methodologies
This experience must have been earned in the last 3 years
These hours are in addition to the 2,000 hours required in general project experience.
21 contact hours
Hours must have been earned in agile practices
*Note: For those who hold a PMP and/or PgMP credentials, PMI has already verified you have exceeded the project experience requirements. In other words, PMP and/or PgMP credential holders will be accepted as fulfilling the general project experience requirements.