IPMA-Advanced Certified Professional
IPMA-ACP recognizes individuals who are advanced-level human resource (HR) professionals and would like to reinforce their understanding in HR as a Business Partner, Change Agent and Leader.
The certification requirements for an IPMA-ACP include:
- Completion of post-secondary education in an acceptable program and professional HR experience that when combined equals a minimum of 8 years. The combination must include at least one year from each of education and experience; AND
- Successful completion of the Certification Exam.
Professional HR experience for the IPMA-ACP designation must meet the requirements of one mastery level and one journey level technical proficiency areas OR a minimum of three journey level technical proficiency areas.
For detailed information on our International Certification Program please download and view our Certification Brochure.
Once certified, you will be required to recertify every three years. View information on the requirements for recertification.
Note: IPMA-ACP candidates have the ability to advance to the IPMA-Executive (IPMA-EX) designation upon completion of the required education and/or experience as identified on the IPMA-EX certification page .