Technical Certification

Technical Certification

Whether you're a GIS professional, an app developer or an enterprise GIS administrator, achieving Esri Technical Certification can help you gain confidence, inspire trust and stand out from the crowd.

This global program provides the highest level of GIS technical training and certification. It’s designed to recognize, develop and validate your ability to design, implement and troubleshoot solutions built on Esri technology.

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IDC studies have shown that certified teams have higher productivity, improved customer service, and better problem-solving skills than non-certified teams.

Key Benefits

For You

  • Improve your job prospects and professional potential
  • Reap the rewards of a personal development plan
  • Join the elite community of trusted Esri software and technology experts

For Your Organization

  • Maximize your GIS investment with a workforce certified in Esri best practices
  • Engage, motivate and retain your staff
  • Earn the confidence of your customers
  • Simplify the hiring process by quickly identifying technically qualified candidates

Technical Certification Program

Certification Exams
Esri Technical Certification exams recognize expertise in three domains: desktop, developer and enterprise use of ArcGIS. Certifications are offered at three levels: Entry, Associate and Professional.

ArcGIS Desktop

Entry: 10.3 | 10.4 | 10.5
Associate: 10.3 | 10.5
Professional: 10.3 | 10.5




ArcGIS Desktop Developer

Associate: 10.4

Web Application Developer

Associate: 10.4


Enterprise Geodata Management

Associate: 10.3 | 10.5
Professional: 10.3 | 10.5

Enterprise System Design

Associate: 10.3 | 10.4 | 10.5

Enterprise Administration

Associate: 10.3 | 10.4 | 10.5



Learn more about certification exams including policies, scoring and updates

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