Certification Milestones

Certification Milestones


CIW Web Foundations Associate

CIW Web Foundations Associate

The CIW Web Foundations series of courses is the most popular vendor-neutral Web education program in the world. Individuals who have completed all three Foundations courses have mastered more than mere digital literacy skills: They have a unique understanding of Internet business, data networking and Web site design. …Read More

Certified CIW Web Foundations Associates have validated their understanding of important technologies that affect virtually every business. This certification is ideal for all professionals who use the Internet on the job. Once certified, these individuals are ready to pursue specialties in Web design, e-commerce, JavaScript, databases and other fields.

To earn the CIW Web Foundations Associate certification, you must take and pass three certification exams:

CIW Internet Business Associate
CIW Site Development Associate
CIW Network Technology Associate

Passing each of these exams earns you the related individual certification. If you pass all three exams, you will be awarded the awarded the comprehensive CIW Web Foundations Associate certification in addition to the individual certifications.

Target Audience

All students preparing to enter or continue in the workforce can benefit from the CIW Web Foundations Associate certification:

  • High school students
  • College students
  • Technical/trade school students

Professionals in all industries can benefit from the CIW Web Foundations Associate certification:

  • IT professionals
  • Business professionals
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Graphic artists
  • Many more

CIW Web Development Professional

CIW Web Development Professional

The CIW Web Development Professional certification program is an ambitious journey for the individual who wants to excel in a career in Web and IT technologies. The essential combination of a front-end scripting language, a back-end programming language and the skills to integrate them with a database makes this individual valuable corporate IT team member. …Read More

To earn the CIW Web Development Professional certification, you must take and pass three certification exams:

CIW JavaScript Specialist
CIW Database Design Specialist
CIW Perl Specialist

Passing each of these exams earns you the related individual certification. If you pass all three exams, you will be awarded the CIW Web Development Professional certification in addition to the individual certifications.

Target Audience

  • Web application developers
  • Software developers
  • Application programmers
  • Client/server developers
  • Web architects
CIW Web Security Specialist

CIW Web Security Specialist

The CIW Web Security Associate course teaches you how to secure your network from unauthorized activity. This course teaches you about security principles, such as establishing an effective security policy, and about the different types of hacker activities that you are most likely to encounter. Individuals with these security skills can pursue or advance careers in many aspects of online and network security. …Read More

Candidates who also pass ONE of the following certification exams from third-party security/networking training providers earn the intermediate-level CIW Web Security Specialist milestone certification: View list

Target Audience

  • Network server administrators
  • Firewall administrators
  • Systems administrators
  • Application developers
  • IT security officers
CIW Web Security Professional

CIW Web Security Professional

The CIW Web Security Associate course teaches you how to secure your network from unauthorized activity. This course teaches you about security principles, such as establishing an effective security policy, and about the different types of hacker activities that you are most likely to encounter. Individuals with these security skills can pursue or advance careers in many aspects of online and network security. …Read More

Candidates who also pass TWO of the following certification exams from third-party security/networking training providers earn the advanced CIW Web Security Professional milestone certification: View list

Target Audience

  • Network server administrators
  • Firewall administrators
  • Systems administrators
  • Application developers
  • IT security officers