CMMI Institute

Certified CMMI Professional Exam


Become a Certified CMMI Professional

The Certified CMMI Professional, designed for experienced process, performance, and quality professionals, provides guidance for elevating and maintaining skills within strategically targeted areas deemed most critical to organizations.

This certification validates your ability to:

  • Provide organizational road maps for enduring elevated performance.

  • Coach team members on how to improve performance.

  • Lead ongoing organizational change efforts.

  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement.

To qualify, you must submit your CMMI Professional Certification Application. You can attach your resume or LinkedIn profile showing that you meet the minimum required experience and have plans to meet all required CMMI prerequisites.

Certification Process

  1. Achieve CMMI Associate Certification

    Successfully complete the certification steps for the CMMI Associate Certification.

  2. Complete the Advancing Organizational Capability: Applying CMMI course

    Make yourself an invaluable resource in your organization by taking Advancing Organizational Capability: Applying CMMI and gaining best-in-class leadership skills. This course will give you practical skills to guide your organization's improvement efforts across business disciplines and CMMI models. 

  3. Submit CMMI Professional Certification Application​

    ​Qualified applicants must meet required experience:

    • 3+ years minimum of domain-specific work experience (includes product development, service delivery, or acquisition of products and services).
    • 2+ years of management experience.
    • 2+ years of process improvement experience (developing, assisting, or implementing process improvements).

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  4. If approved, take the CMMI Professional Exam

    You will receive exam instructions from the CMMI Institute upon application approval. Once you pass the exam your certification will be listed on the public Certified Associate and Professional Directory.

Total $550.00