The Iasa community is at the forefront in providing the most current skills training, best practices and business development strategies. Our courses and certification examinations are lead by the Iasa Board of Education, which is a volunteer, member-based board of certified architects who are responsible for setting our global curriculum, certification and education policies.
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Iasa recommends the Architect Core training first prior to moving to the specialization tracks.
Pre -work to Architect Core is the ITABoK- Free for Full Members (registration required)
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Iasa certifications are the first global industry architect certifications that are completely vendor independent and run only by practicing architects. Iasa provides four levels of certification which describe the major milestones in an architect's career.
Which Certification is Right for You?
Regardless of where you are in your career Iasa Global has a certification for you. The Iasa Certification Program delineates a four-tier certification path designed to level-set architects based on a combination of criteria including education, experience and test-based examination of professional knowledge of architectural skills and management.
Click here to view a presentation by Iasa's CEO, Paul Preiss, describing this certification path and what it means to your career.
Certified IT Architect - Foundation = CITA-F
Certified individuals will demonstrate awareness of the Foundation ITABoK through a multiple choice exam.More info
Certified IT Architect - Associate = CITA-A
Certified individuals will demonstrate practical application of Associate ITABoK and their Specialization ITABoK through multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, short answer and design challenge questions.More info
Certified IT Architect - Specialist = CITA-S
Certified individuals will demonstrate excellence and experience in applying skills and knowledge from ITABoK, Skills Taxonomy and Specialization through experience documentation, presentation and panel interviews.More info
Certified IT Architect - Professional = CITA-P
Certified individuals will demonstrate synthesis and industry leadership in the the Skills Taxonomy, their primary Specialization, depth in a particular Domain or Sub-Specialization, as well as significant contribution to industry through research, mentoring and other contributions. This will be demonstrated through experience documentation, presentation, contribution description and verification and panel interviews.More info