RIMS-Certified Risk Management Pro

RIMS-CRMP-FED Eligibility

You must meet the core RIMS-CRMP eligibility requirements in order to sit for the RIMS-CRMP-FED exam.

View Core Requirements

Please review the requirements below to determine if you are eligible:

​Degree and Experience Requirement

Bachelor’s degree1 or higher (or global equivalent) in risk management, and
One year of full-time work experience (or full-time equivalence) in risk management2


Bachelor’s degree or higher (or global equivalent) in non-risk management area of study, and
Three years of full-time work experience (or full-time equivalence) in risk management1


Non-Degree Experience Requirement

Seven years of risk management experience1

Possessing the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Canadian Risk Management (CRM) designation counts towards two years of risk management experience.


1Degrees must be obtained from accredited or equivalent schools of higher education.

2Risk Management Experience is occupational experience that leverages the opportunities and uncertainties associated with an organization’s goals and objectives. This includes implementing, developing or leading the risk management practices that enable an organization to make risk-effective decisions that create and sustain value. (Internships count toward risk management experience.)



Contact RIMS-CRMP@RIMS.org.