This page contains information about most all of the computer industry certifications. Scroll down to view all the vendors or click a vendor on the left.

Awarded to individuals demonstrating multivendor hardware expertise
Certified Document Imaging Architect
CDIA candidates must demonstrate critical knowledge of all major areas and technologies used to plan, design, and specify a document imaging system.
Network +
Awarded to individuals demonstrating multivendor networking and TCP/IP client installation and configuration expertise.
Network + Internet
For individuals who are hands-on specialists responsible for implementing and maintaining Internet, Intranet and Extranet infrastructure and services as well as development of related applications.
Server +
This certification is currently in proposal stage, with all information following to be understood as provisional until confirmed by committee. The exam is expected to be available, from information available at this time, as early as January 1st, 2001, although this date is open to revision. Server+ will have its main focus towards an industry standard architecture hardware competency.


Cisco Certified Systems Instructor
This certification is for individuals who want to teach authorized Cisco courses.
Cisco Certified Design Associate
For individuals who design simple routed LAN, routed WAN, and switched LAN networks that utilize Cisco routers and switches. Assumes prerequisite knowledge and skills to install, configure, and operate same. Associate level status is required as a base level of knowledge for the Professional level (CCDP) status.
Cisco Certified Design Professional
For individuals who design complex routed LAN, routed WAN, and switched LAN networks that utilize Cisco routers and switches. Assumes prerequisite knowledge and skills to install, configure, and operate same.
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
The program is designed to identify computer professionals with the internetworking expertise. This top-of-the-line certification is for individuals who work specifically with Cisco products. It is currently one of the premier IT certifications.
Cisco Certified Network Associate
For individuals who install, configure, and operate simple-routed LAN, routed WAN, and switched LAN and ATM LANE networks that utilize Cisco routers and switches.
Cisco Certified Network Professional
For individuals who Install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot complex routed LAN, routed WAN, Switched LAN networks, and Dial Access Services that utilize Cisco routers and switches. This is the next step after CCNA certification.

Citrix Certified Administrator
For individuals who work with Citrix application server software. Choose MetaFrame or WinFrame track.
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator
For individuals who have extensive knowledge of Citrix products and experience installing and administering Citrix MetaFrame, WinFrame and Management Services.
Citrix Certified Instructor
For instructors who want to teach at Citrix Authorized Learning Centers (CALCs) using Citrix authorized courseware.

Microsoft Office User Specialist
Candidate must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator
For individuals who are responsible for the logical and physical design, implementation, maintenance and administration of Microsoft SQL Server databases.
Microsoft Certified Professional
For individuals who would like to demonstrate their expertise with a particular Microsoft product. This used to be called Microsoft Certified Product Specialist.
Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet
For individuals who plan security, install and configure Microsoft server products, manage server resources, extend servers to run CGI scripts or ISAPI scripts, monitor and analyze performance, and troubleshoot problems. THIS CERTIFICATION IS BEING PHASED OUT as part of the move to Windows 2000.
Microsoft Certified Professional + Site Building
For individuals who plan, build, maintain and manage Web sites using Microsoft technologies and products. The credential is appropriate for people who manage sophisticated, interactive Web sites that include database connectivity, multimedia, and searchable content.
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
For developers who design and develop custom business solutions with Microsoft development tools, technologies and platforms, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft BackOffice. This certification was completely redesigned in 1999.
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
For individuals who plan, implement, and support business solutions with Microsoft Windows (NT and 2000) and Microsoft BackOffice.
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Internet
A preeminent certification, MCSE credentials are awarded to those IT professionals demonstrating expertise with multiple Microsoft operating systems and the ability to plan, implement, maintain, and support information systems in a wide range of environments using Microsoft Windows NT Server and the Microsoft BackOffice server products, with an added emphasis on Internet technologies.
Microsoft Certified Trainer
For individuals who want to be qualified instructionally and certified technically by Microsoft to deliver Microsoft Official Curriculum instructor-led courses for Microsoft Certified Technical Education Centers (CTECs) and Microsoft Authorized Academic Training Program (ATEC) institutions.
Microsoft Certified Sales Specialist
For individuals who prove their sales expertise and knowledge of Microsoft products and information technology.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Provider
Earned by sales channel organizations that employ a minimum of two MCPs and that can demonstrate competency with Microsoft technologies.