PRMIA Certification Exams
Get certified remotely from your home or office, or take your exam in-person at a Pearson VUE testing center.
Remote Online Option
Take your PRMIA exam through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.
Watch the short video on the PRMIA online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam.
In-person at a Pearson VUE test center
All exams are administered in a proctored environment at Pearson VUE facilities around the globe. Certificate exams are offered on every business day of the year with the exception of local holidays. Designation exams are offered during four testing windows throughout the year. By selecting a test center within the Pearson VUE account, centers with available test dates and times display.
Professional Risk Manager (PRM™) Designation
The Professional Risk Manager (PRM™) Designation is a globally recognized, graduate-level risk management credential. Today's risk professionals are expected to know and understand industry best practices and be committed to using them. There is no better way for risk managers to show their commitment than by proving that they have the knowledge, skills, and qualifications to back their experience.
Professional Operational Risk Manager (ORM) Designation
The Professional Operational Risk Manager (ORM) Designation is a globally recognized credential for operational risk professionals leading their organizations through operational risks. With the growing need for operational risk experts in financial services, the ORM Designation will help these professionals gain recognition for their area of expertise.
Associate PRM Certificate
The Associate Professional Risk Manager (Associate PRM) is a PRMIA certificate program intended for staff entering the risk management profession, or those who interface with risk management disciplines on a regular basis, such as auditing, accounting, legal, and systems personnel who want to understand fundamental risk management methods and practices.
Operational Risk Management (ORM) Certificate
The Operational Risk Management (ORM) Certificate is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of operational risk management frameworks and measurement methodologies in financial institutions. Successful candidates will be better prepared to implement meaningful risk assessment initiatives, produce useful risk management information and understand basic modeling techniques for operational risk measurement.
Credit and Counterparty Risk Management (CCRM) Certificate
The Credit and Counterparty Risk Management (CCRM) Certificate is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of credit risk analysis frameworks and how to deploy them and act on them in practice in financial institutions. Successful candidates will be better prepared to implement meaningful risk assessment initiatives, produce useful risk management information, and understand the key modeling techniques for credit risk measurement.
PRMIA Market, Liquidity and Asset Management Risk Management (MLARM) Certificate
The Market, Liquidity and Asset Management Risk Management (MLARM) Certificate is designed to deliver a deep, practical understanding of these areas of risk management, their frameworks, and various measurement methodologies in financial institutions. Successful candidates will be better prepared to implement the processes, procedures and policies around these areas, as well as gain a deep overview of the related tools and techniques.
Programs & Study Materials
PRMIA offers virtual and self-study learning options for the topics aligned with the Designation and Certificate programs.
To learn more visit the PRMIA Learning Catalog.
The Professional Risk Manager (PRM™) Designation
PRM Preparation Resources
PRM Practice Bank
The Professional Operational Risk Manager (ORM) Designation
ORM Designation Preparation Resources
Associate PRM Certificate
Associate PRM Preparation Resources
Operational Risk Management Certificate
ORM Preparation Resources
Credit and Counterparty Risk Management
CCRM Preparation Resources
Market, Liquidity and Asset Liability Risk Management Certificate
MLARM Preparation Resources
Exam Calculator Update
The calculator is modeled after the Texas Instruments TI-30XS. If you wish to familiarize yourself with the way this calculator functions prior to your exam, please download the Pearson VUE tutorial and practice exam.
Once downloaded, begin the practice exam. On one of the items, you will see a calculator tab on the top left of the screen. Simply click on the tab. The calculator is displayed so you can practice using it.
For a complete list of features available on the TI-30XS, please refer to TI's Guidebook (290 KB PDF). When accessing the guidebook you may have to click “Continue as Guest” in order to view it.
PRM and ORM Designation Exam Schedule
PRM and ORM Designation Exams are offered at fixed intervals throughout the year. On-demand exam taking is only available for PRMIA Certificate programs.
To view the current exam schedule, visit PRM Designation Pricing and Exam Schedule or ORM Designation Pricing and Exam Schedule.
- Exam Authorization
PRMIA examinations can only be taken by individuals who enroll with PRMIA for the program. Once approved by PRMIA, candidates will be authorized to test with Pearson VUE. To enroll visit prmia.org and apply to our ORM Designation or PRM Designation or enroll in one of the PRMIA Certificate programs.