Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

SEI Certification

The Software Engineering Institute grants certifications to individuals who demonstrate proficiency in a specified set of skills, abilities, and knowledge relative to a particular knowledge area.

Why get certified?

As an SEI-Certified individual, you’ll:

  • gain vital process improvement knowledge and skills
  • increase your marketability throughout the industry
  • increase your earning potential
  • join a prestigious community of practice
  • implement key standard practices in your organization

What are the benefits?

SEI-Certified individuals:

  • are knowledgeable and skilled in the latest standard practices across the industry
  • increase the performance of the organization
  • gain the abilities and skills needed to help the organization reach its business goals
  • are trained and assessed using industry-leading methods
  • are current on new innovations in the field
  • are committed to ongoing professional development in the practice

Why should I become certified?

The Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) reports that "Attaining professional credentials provides an immediately recognizable indication that a candidate has demonstrated the skills necessary to meet a standard of quality set within the industry. In so many situations, credentials provide that ever-important foot in the door."